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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

Highlights

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

Next Brown Bag

Monday, Oct 12
Joe Grengs, Policy & Planning for Social Equity in Transportation

Reynolds Farley

Farley and Frey question new findings on urban racial residential segregation

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Segregation Curtailed in U.S. Cities, Study Finds" - New York Times. 02/01/2012.

Reynolds Farley and William Frey caution that recent findings showing high levels of racial integration in some cities do not tell the whole story. Their work indicates that black-white residential segregation is still an issue in many U.S. neighborhoods.

Researchers:

Reynolds Farley
William H. Frey

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