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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

leaving New Orleans

After the storm

07/12/2010 feature story

Narayan Sastry and Bill Frey use restricted Census data from 2005 and 2006 to explore what happened to New Orleans residents after Hurricane Katrina, and to compare their post-hurricane neighborhood characteristics; health status; and family and economic well-being to those before the storm.

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William H. Frey
Narayan Sastry

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