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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

Pamela Smock

Smock says rising age of marriage in U.S. reflects new family formation trends

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Census: South, West lead US in marriages, divorces" - Forbes. 08/25/2011.

Pamela Smock comments on Census Bureau findings that the median age of first marriage has risen significantly in the U.S. over the past 40 years. She attributes the increase to changing family formation behaviors, including cohabitation.

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Pamela Smock

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