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Kimball's failed replication of Reinhart-Rogoff finding cited in argument for tempered public response to social science research results

Edin and Shaefer's book on destitute families in America reviewed in NYT

Johnston says rate of daily marijuana use among college students now greater than rate of daily cigarette smoking

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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

Narayan Sastry

Sastry says new findings point out need for focus on mental health in natural disasters

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Hurricane Katrina survivors struggle with mental health years later, study says" - Medical Xpress. 01/25/2012.

Narayan Sastry comments on results from a new study of low-income mothers who survived Hurricane Katrina. He says the study approach was significant in its assessment of psychosocial outcomes at multiple points, while the findings indicate the need to develop responses to long-term psychological distress in survivors of natural disasters.

Researcher:

Narayan Sastry

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