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Kimball's failed replication of Reinhart-Rogoff finding cited in argument for tempered public response to social science research results

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

Johnston says rate of daily marijuana use among college students now greater than rate of daily cigarette smoking

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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

David Lam

Lam says fears of 'Population Bomb' unfounded in 2011

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Population Explosion No Problem" - WXYZ.com. 07/11/2011.

Although the world population is expected to reach 7 billion this year, David Lam says the slowing growth rate, increases in food production, and decreases in poverty over the past decades should ameliorate fears of overpopulation.

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