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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 finds smoking ban has no significant economic impact on bars, restaurants

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Study Finds No Overall Negative Impact on Bars and Restaurants from Michigan's Dr. Ron Davis Smoke-Free Air Law" - Michigan Department of Community Health. 09/17/2012.

Analyzing 2006-2011 sales tax collections from Michigan bars and restaurants -- as well as from Club Keno sales -- Helen Levy found no significant negative sales effects of Michigan's 2010 smoking ban.

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Helen Levy

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