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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

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

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

Sheldon H. Danziger

Danziger sees vulnerability in safety net for very poor

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Romney remark puts focus on safety net for very poor" - USA Today. 02/02/2012.

Mitt Romney's comment that he is "not concerned about the very poor" because they are protected by safety net programs has engendered a number of criticisms. Sheldon Danziger says that the safety net is not as strong as it needs to be, especially given the economy.

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Sheldon H. Danziger

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