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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

Dean Yang

Yang discusses motivations behind food subsidies in developing countries

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"In Mozambique, subsidy curbs spark worries" - American Public Media, Marketplace. 06/16/2011.

Dean Yang says food subsidies in Mozambique and other developing nations, whose stated intent are to feed the poor, are really "targeted at urban consumers -- a minority of the population, but a more politically influential subset of the population."

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