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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

Conrad, Groves, and colleagues look at characteristics of persuasive speech

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Persuasive Speech Sways Our Listeners" - Science Daily. 05/15/2011.

A study conducted by Jose Benki, Jessica Broome, Robert Groves, Frederick Conrad, and Frauke Kreuter examined how speech rates, fluency, and pitch affected survey interviewers' persuasiveness on the telephone. Results of this study were presented May 14, 2011 at the annual meeting of the American Association for Public Opinion Research.

Researchers:

Frederick G. Conrad

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