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Yang says remittances from workers abroad increase educational attainment for children

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

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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

Helen Levy

Levy featured in story on U-M faculty advisors to White House

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Ann Arbor Advises the White House" - Concentrate. 02/29/2012.

This feature article describes how Helen Levy and three other active U-M faculty members have helped advise the Obama administration. Levy, who was recruited to share her expertise on healthcare reform, says her time in Washington was extremely fast-paced and allowed her to implement her knowledge in a real-world way.

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Helen Levy

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