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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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Sheldon H. Danziger

Danziger says Obama's job package will help address poverty in Michigan

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"Michigan poverty rate hits 15.5 percent; U of M public policy prof says 'Pass Obama's jobs bill'" - Mlive.com. 09/13/2011.

In response to the recent Census Bureau report on rising levels of poverty, Sheldon Danziger says: "If Congress doesn't pass the American Jobs Act proposed last week by the President and if it begins to cut back on the programs that benefit the working poor and the unemployed, the situation will get even worse."

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Sheldon H. Danziger

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