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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

Pamela Smock

Smock and Greenland's work cited in NYT story on nonmarital childbirth

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"For Women Under 30, Most Births Occur Outside Marriage" - New York Times. 02/17/2012.

Single poor and minority women used to make up the majority of unmarried mothers. However, couples living together account for much of the recent rise in nonmarital births. And, as Pamela Smock and Fiona Rose Greenland report here, two-thirds of these couples split up in the first decade of their child's life.

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Pamela Smock

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