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Lam says tightening global labor market good for American workers

Johnston says e-cigs may reverse two-decades of progress on smoking reduction

Mueller-Smith finds incarceration increases the likelihood of committing more, and more serious, crimes

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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

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

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Albert Hermalin

Hermalin and Lowry find surprising smoking pattern for Chinese women

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"The surprising truth about women smokers in China" - ISR - Sampler. 09/20/2011.

Al Hermalin and Deborah Lowry discovered that cigarette usage patterns among women in China vary from those in most Western countries. Although only 1 in 25 Chinese women smoke -- compared to 1 in 6 American women -- smoking is much more common among older than younger women.

Researchers:

Albert Hermalin

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