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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

poor neighborhood in Detroit

Life after prison

10/12/2010 feature story

Finding secure housing is a significant challenge for former prisoners -- a challenge intensified by the large proportion returning to disadvantaged neighborhoods. Jeffrey Morenoff and David Harding examine the neighborhoods and living arrangements adopted by parolees released from Michigan prisons in 2003.

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Jeffrey Morenoff
David J. Harding

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