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Yang says remittances from workers abroad increase educational attainment for children

Kimball's failed replication of Reinhart-Rogoff finding cited in argument for tempered public response to social science research results

Edin and Shaefer's book on destitute families in America reviewed in NYT

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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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USN&WR ranks Michigan among best in nation for graduate education in sociology, public health, economics

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03/11/2014

Michigan's Department of Sociology and School of Public Health both came in at 4th in the nation for their graduate education programs, according to U.S. News & World Report's latest rankings. In terms of national rankings for specialty areas, Sociology of Population came in at #1, Social Stratification at #3, Historical Sociology at #3, Labor Economics at #6, and International Economics at #6.

US News & World Report rankings

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