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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

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Bound and Turner say larger college-age cohorts lead to lower per-student spending and reduced graduation rates

a PSC In The News reference

"Why College Supply Matters" - New York Times. 02/27/2014.

John Bound and Sarah Turner's work on how cohort crowding affects undergraduate graduation rates is cited in this column on the supply-side problem of educational attainment.

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Researchers:

John Bound
Sarah E. Turner

More Media Coverage:

Washington Post. Evan Soltas' Wonkbook. 2/28/2014.

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