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Yang says remittances from workers abroad increase educational attainment for children

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Edin and Shaefer's book on destitute families in America reviewed in NYT

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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

William H. Frey

Frey discusses U.S. trend toward "minority majority" on NPR

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"U.S. Will Have Minority Whites Sooner, Says Demographer" - NPR. 06/27/2011.

Bill Frey's recent analysis of census and demographic data shows that minorities now comprise a majority of babies in the U.S. Here Frey discusses what the trend means, and whether predictions that the U.S. will become a "minority majority" by 2050 are too conservative.

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William H. Frey

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