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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

David Lam

Lam discusses implications of innovation for population growth in Post story

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Beyond 7 billion: Innovation and the future of population growth" - Washington Post. 10/27/2011.

As the world population has grown to 7 billion, David Lam says innovation has been the main reason we have been able to cope with this growth. And a continued rise in population will require more of the same.

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