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Yang says remittances from workers abroad increase educational attainment for children

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

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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

Sheldon H. Danziger

Danziger says Heritage Foundation's conservative commentator very influential with Republicans

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Activist's harsh words make waves" - Philadelphia Inquirer. 09/04/2011.

Sheldon Danziger says Robert Rector's views on the comfortable lives of America's poor are "very, very influential with House Republicans and have been for years." Rector is a conservative activist from the Heritage Foundation whose commentary on poverty and welfare are often quoted by Tea Party advocates.

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Sheldon H. Danziger

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