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Lam says tightening global labor market good for American workers

Johnston says e-cigs may reverse two-decades of progress on smoking reduction

Mueller-Smith finds incarceration increases the likelihood of committing more, and more serious, crimes

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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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Census 2000 Apportionment results

Expect the Unexpected

8/17/2010 feature story

Analysts have made projections for 2010 apportionment based on population estimates. They show more shift of power from the rustbelt to the sunbelt. But, these projections should be taken with a grain of salt. This exercise examines how well the July 1, 1999 census estimates predicted the 2000 apportionment. For the most part, the estimates did well, but there were surprises. Expect more of the same in 2010.

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