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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

John Bound

Bound notes social and health benefits of work-related activity for seniors

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Whether volunteering or working for pay, more seniors are putting off retirement to stay active" - AnnArbor.com. 08/21/2011.

Noting that “recessions tend to be associated with decreases in mortality and improvements in physical health,” John Bound says that putting off retirement may have benefits for seniors.

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