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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

Michigan ranked 7th in Times Higher Education list of world's top social science universities

PSC Announcement, 2012

03/14/2012

Michigan gained the 7th spot in the Times Higher Education ranking of the world's top universities for the social sciences. The ranking is based on 13 performance indicators in the areas of teaching, research, citations, industry income, and international outlook. Michigan was also ranked 12th in the World Reputation Rankings, one of only four public institutions to make the top 25. This ranking is derived from an invitation-only survey of more than 17,500 academics from 149 countries.

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