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Seefeldt says 'consumption smoothing' behavior makes long-term recovery more difficult for economically vulnerable

Seefeldt criticizes Kansas legislation restricting daily cash withdrawals from public assistance funds

Prescott says sex offender registries may increase recidivism by making offender re-assimilation impossible

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Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

Spring 2015 PSC newletter available now

Formal demography workshop and conference at UC Berkeley, August 17-21

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PSC Brown Bags will be back fall 2015


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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