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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

Next Brown Bag

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

Martha J. Bailey

Bailey says women more likely than men to attend college

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Unemployment Falls Fast in U.S. If Men Get College Degree" - Bloomberg Businessweek. 04/11/2012.

Men currently lag women on higher education. Martha Bailey doesn't understand why more men aren't availing themselves of a college education when the financial premium is so high. She says: “For young women and men living in the same family, the sisters are going on to outperform their brothers on average. That is the puzzle.”

Researcher:

Martha J. Bailey

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