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Bob Willis awarded 2015 Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics

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black teen

Community, conflict, and inner-city adolescents

7/1/2010 feature story

David Harding spent much of 2003 and 2004 interviewing scores of black and Hispanic teens in three poor and working-class neighborhoods of Boston. He found that the quality of their lives depends not so much on the personal finances of their families, or even if they have fathers at home. It was where they lived that made the difference.

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David J. Harding

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