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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

Ronald F. Inglehart

Inglehart cited in piece on association between wealth and happiness

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"Which makes you happier, wealth or well-being?" - CNBC. 03/19/2014.

This CNBC poll, in honor of the International Day of Happiness (March 20, 2014), asks readers which makes them happier -- wealth or well-being. It cites findings from the World Values Survey, led by Ronald Inglehart, that income has a "surprisingly weak" association with happiness.

World Values Survey

Researcher:

Ronald F. Inglehart

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