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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

Pamela Smock

Smock says cohabitation may be keeping divorce rates steady

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"The Case for Cohabiting" - Daily Beast. 04/18/2012.

Pamela Smock is quoted in this response to a NYT op-ed on the downsides of cohabitation. What of the op-ed claim that cohabitation can lead to a "doomed marriage"? Smock says, "Some of the most recent studies are finding no effect on the likelihood of divorce, even along racial and class lines."

Researcher:

Pamela Smock

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