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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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Xie and Killewald say American science still strong

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Global Science: U.S. is still in the game" - ISR - Sampler. 06/14/2012.

Although concerned about salaries and PhD rates in scientific areas, Yu Xie and Alexandra Achen Killewald are generally optimistic about the future strength of science in the U.S., as outlined in their recently published book Is American Science in Decline?.

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More Media Coverage:

CBS Detroit. Global Science: UM Prof Says U.S. Still In The Game. 06/14/2012.

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