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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

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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

Next Brown Bag

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

Helen Levy

Levy's work cited in story on balancing coordination and competition in health care reform

a PSC In The News reference, 2013

"Benefits and Trade-offs: Coordination vs. Competition in Health Care" - ElderBranch. 09/17/2013.

This piece looks at Helen Levy and Katherine Baicker's NEJM paper on how to best increase the value and effectiveness of health care delivery in the U.S. Specifically, the paper looks at how to balance coordination efforts (records management, follow-up procedures, managed care practices) and marketplace competition to keep service quality high and expenses low.

Researcher:

Helen Levy

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