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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

Jerald Bachman

Bachman says part-time work during high school linked to lower college completion rates

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"High-schoolers who work less likely to finish college" - USA Today. 04/28/2011.

Jerald Bachman found that students who work more than 15 hours a week in high school tend to have lower rates of college completion. Other variables linked to working longer hours may also be factors, says Bachman.

Researcher:

Jerald Bachman

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