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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

Johnston says rate of daily marijuana use among college students now greater than rate of daily cigarette smoking

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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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ISR's program in Society, Population, and Environment (SPE) focuses on social change and social issues worldwide.

PSC Announcement

05/21/2014

The Institute for Social Research's program in Society, Population, and Environment (SPE) focuses on social change and social issues worldwide, with long-term programs of research in both North America and South Asia. The Society, Population, and Environment Program is organized around four themes:

  • Social Organization, Social Relationships, and Social Psychology
  • Population Dynamics and Family Change
  • Environmental Change
  • New Methods for Social Research

The Program also involves substantial educational activities at the post-doctoral, doctoral, and undergraduate levels. The Society, Population, and Environment Program is part of both ISR’s Population Studies Center and ISR’s Survey Research Center.

SPE Partners include:

  • Population and Ecology Research Laboratory (PERL)
  • Institute for Social and Environmental Research-Nepal (ISER-N)
  • Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)

Program in Society, Population, and Environment (SPE) website

Researchers:

William Axinn
Dirgha Ghimire

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