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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

U-M grad programs do well in latest USN&WR "Best" rankings

PSC Announcement, 2013

03/19/2013

Although the latest US News & World Report’s “Best Colleges” list placed the University of Michigan 29th in its national university rankings, U-M grad schools fared much better under the ranking system used.

In particular, rankings for the following specialty areas of graduate education may be of interest to the PSC community:

Sociology of population ranked #1.

Social policy (Ford School) ranked #1.

Sociology of social stratification ranked #3.

Public health ranked #4.

All USN&WR rankings

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