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Yang says remittances from workers abroad increase educational attainment for children

Kimball's failed replication of Reinhart-Rogoff finding cited in argument for tempered public response to social science research results

Edin and Shaefer's book on destitute families in America reviewed in NYT

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

Bob Willis awarded 2015 Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics

David Lam is new director of Institute for Social Research

Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

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Monday, Oct 12
Joe Grengs, Policy & Planning for Social Equity in Transportation

William H. Frey

Frey discusses urban-suburban, north-south shifts in African American population

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"For some blacks, suburbs represent 'brass ring'" - NBC Nightly News. 03/22/2011.

William Frey says that among cities with the highest concentrations of African Americans, more than half are showing declines in this population - including Detroit, Chicago, Oakland, Cleveland, and Atlanta - as blacks move to the suburbs.

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William H. Frey

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