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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

Sarah Burgard

Burgard's work on women's nighttime caregiving cited in Post column on "midnight moms"

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Midnight moms are in the grip of holiday mania" - Washington Post. 12/15/2011.

This piece on working mothers' midnight shift activities on behalf of their families cites Sarah Burgard's study of women's nonpaid time use. Burgard found that, regardless of age or job commitment, working mothers were significantly more likely than working fathers to give nighttime caregiving.

Researcher:

Sarah Burgard

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