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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

Sheldon H. Danziger

Danziger comments on average vs. relative income mobility in U.S.

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Income Ladder's Sticky Steps" - Wall Street Journal. 11/12/2011.

Discussing the ability of Americans to improve their economic status through income mobility, Sheldon Danziger says: "Yes, the U.S. has a lot of mobility. But we also have a lot of inequality, and particularly a lot of stickiness at the top and at the bottom."

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Sheldon H. Danziger

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