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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

Highlights

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

Next Brown Bag

Monday, Oct 12
Joe Grengs, Policy & Planning for Social Equity in Transportation

Matthew D. Shapiro

Shapiro finds only 13% of households spend extra take-home pay from stimulus tax cuts

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"How Obama's stimulus failed" - Chicago Tribune. 06/30/2011.

Although take-home pay rose with stimulus-based tax cuts, most consumers proved reluctant to spend their extra income on goods and services, says Matthew Shapiro.

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Matthew D. Shapiro

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