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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

Next Brown Bag

Monday, Oct 12
Joe Grengs, Policy & Planning for Social Equity in Transportation

Census Contest Winners

Census 2010 Video Ad Contest

3/1/2010 feature story

This YouTube-based video ad contest was held at UM to increase participation of college students in the 2010 Census. Sponsored by the Provost's office and ISR, many committee members were based at PSC. All but one student neighborhood in Ann Arbor saw an improvement in participation rates in 2010 as compared to 2000.

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