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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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Lam says nation's shrinking share of global population not cause for alarm

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Is the U.S. entering a population slump?" - CNN.com. 05/26/2011.

The U.S. population is growing more slowly now than since the Great Depression, and more slowly than the world population. David Lam sees America's slow down as a logical outcome of the baby boomers aging out of their childbearing years, and not cause for alarm. Overall, we're in a "good place" when it comes to growth, he says.

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