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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

ICPD Report shows international progress and acute challenges for women's rights and well-being

PSC Announcement

02/14/2014

The "ICPD Beyond 2014 Global Report" is the culmination of a landmark UN review of the current state and emerging issues regarding international objectives to accelerate development on individual human rights and dignity, including the equal rights of women and girls and universal access to sexual and reproductive health and rights in 170+ nations. Rachel Snow serves on the UNFPA scientific advisory board that put together the findings, she helped conduct the final evidence review, is lead author of the report, and presented results to UN member states Feb 12, 2014.

See report

Background information

Snow's presentation of ICPD Report findings

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More Media Coverage:

Huffington Post. Progress Is 'Unequal And Fragmented' For Women: UN Report. 2/13/2014.

New York Times. U.N. Report Says Progress for Women Is Unequal. 2/12/2013.

Time. Report: Wealthy Women See Progress, Poor Left Behind. 2/13/2014.

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