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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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Lisa Neidert

Neidert and Lesthaeghe's analyses cited in NYT piece on shifts in U.S. voting patterns

a PSC In The News reference, 2013

"How Fragile Is the New Democratic Coalition?" - New York Times. 09/03/2013.

This piece on recent geographic trends in voting looks at factors such as increases in the prominence of Democrats in urban areas, in homogeneous community sorting, and in single-party voting across a range of issues. The author cites Ron Lesthaeghe and Lisa Neidert's work on the Second Demographic Transition in providing a cultural backdrop for these trends.

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Lisa Neidert

More Media Coverage:

Second Demographic Transition. Website. 9/3/2013.

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