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Kimball's failed replication of Reinhart-Rogoff finding cited in argument for tempered public response to social science research results

Edin and Shaefer's book on destitute families in America reviewed in NYT

Johnston says rate of daily marijuana use among college students now greater than rate of daily cigarette smoking

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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

New American FactFinder

New Version of American FactFinder Coming in January

11/17/2010 feature story

The new version of American FactFinder (AFF) will be available in January 2011. Get a head start by taking a Virtual Tour or view tutorials on some of the new features and functions: Quick Start, Topic Search and Working with Search Results. Coming Soon are Create a Map, Modify a Table, Transposing Tables, and Bookmark, Download, and Save/Restore Query. The current version of AFF will be discontinued in Fall 2011.

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