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Prescott says sex offender registries may increase recidivism by making offender re-assimilation impossible

Frey says rising numbers of younger minority voters mean Republicans must focus on fiscal not social issues

Work by Garces and Mickey-Pabello cited in NYT piece on lack of black physicians

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Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

Spring 2015 PSC newletter available now

Formal demography workshop and conference at UC Berkeley, August 17-21

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PSC Brown Bags will be back fall 2015


Miles Kimball

Kimball cited in Atlantic piece on most important economic stories of 2013

a PSC In The News reference, 2013

"The Most Important Economic Stories of 2013—in 42 Graphs" - The Atlantic.

Miles Kimball and Yichuan Wang analyzed data used by Carmen Reinhart and Ken Rogoff to support their position that high debt slows national growth. Kimball says the data yielded "no evidence for a negative effect of national debt on economic growth" after controlling for the predictive power of past growth for future growth.

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Researcher:

Miles Kimball

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