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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

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

Miles Kimball

Kimball cited in criticism of WSJ column by Bret Stephens that 'trashes Obama'

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"Disinformation on Inequality" - New York Times. 01/02/2014.

Calling a claim in Bret Stephens' recent Wall Street Journal column ("Obama's Envy Problem") "egregiously misleading," Miles Kimball is referenced in Paul Krugman's indictment of the same in the New York Times. Both Kimball and Kruger criticize the analytical errors in Stephens' column, which claims that Obama has grossly overstated income inequality in the U.S.

Bret Stephens' WSJ column

Miles Kimball's blog entry

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Miles Kimball

More Media Coverage:

Huffington Post. Krugman Nails WSJ Pulitzer Winner For Misleading Inequality Claim. 1/2/2014.

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