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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

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Housing instability and health in SE Michigan

6/1/2010 feature story

How does housing instability - foreclosures, evictions, homelessness, doubling-up, and frequent moves - affect health? Sarah Burgard, Sheldon Danziger, and Kristin Seefeldt examine this question for 1,000 Michigan families. They also analyze how policy changes in the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act may buffer adverse housing and health outcomes.

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Sarah Burgard
Sheldon H. Danziger
Kristin Seefeldt

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