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Lam says tightening global labor market good for American workers

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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

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

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students working with data

Quantitative literacy in social sciences

7/14/2010 feature story

Bill Frey, George Alter, and Lynette Hoelter are building on the success of SSDAN to launch new teaching resources for engaging undergraduates in quantitative analyses across the curriculum using simplified extracts of large data sets. Interested faculty can opt for in-person or online training covering new data sets, statistical techniques, and teaching and assessment procedures.

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George C. Alter
William H. Frey
Lynette Hoelter

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