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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

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

Kristin Seefeldt

Seefeldt finds Detroit single mothers juggle debt in complicated ways

a PSC In The News reference, 2013

"Life in the Red" - New York Times. 01/14/2013.

This story explores the complex factors in low-income debt, including self-sabotage, and the complex resource juggling adopted to stay afloat. Kristin Seefeldt's work with single mothers in Detroit, cited here, examines how the working poor contribute to and respond to their continual debt burden.

Researcher:

Kristin Seefeldt

More Media Coverage:

NPR-Boston [with audio]. Life With Debt. 1/16/2013.

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