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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

Next Brown Bag

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

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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