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Prescott says sex offender registries may increase recidivism by making offender re-assimilation impossible

Frey says rising numbers of younger minority voters mean Republicans must focus on fiscal not social issues

Work by Garces and Mickey-Pabello cited in NYT piece on lack of black physicians

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Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

Spring 2015 PSC newletter available now

Formal demography workshop and conference at UC Berkeley, August 17-21

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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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