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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

Chen says job fit, job happiness can be achieved over time

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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

John Bound

Bound says disabled shouldn't be blamed for inability to work, need for DI benefits

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Disabled, but Looking for Work" - New York Times. 04/06/2011.

This piece looks at a new program to help steer disabled workers back into jobs, in part to cut rolls of those who receive disabled worker benefits. John Bound comments on the inability of many DI beneficiaries to return to work and the need to avoid blaming the disabled for federal fiscal problems.

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