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Sastry's 10-year study of New Orleans Katrina evacuees shows demographic differences between returning and nonreturning

Stafford says less educated, smaller investors more likely to sell off stock and lock in losses during market downturn

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Deirdre Bloome wins ASA award for work on racial inequality and intergenerational transmission

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David Lam is new director of Institute for Social Research

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Arline T. Geronimus

Geronimus and Bound find high death rates persist for black Americans in 2000

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Death Rates Remain Higher for Poor Black Americans" - Health Behavior News Service. 02/24/2011.

Citing findings from her recent study with John Bound and Cynthia Colen (American Journal of Public Health, forthcoming), Arline Geronimus says that despite improved economic conditions, working-age residents of urban poverty areas still suffer severe excess mortality. The failure to reduce the toll of chronic illness is of particular concern, said Geronimus.

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Arline T. Geronimus

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