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Yang says remittances from workers abroad increase educational attainment for children

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

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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

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First Look at Census 2010 Data

2/1/2011 feature story

The purpose of the P.L. 94-171 data is for Congressional redistricting. However, these data also allow demographers to report on population processes over the last decade - even the past 50 years. See if you can find a story. Which city lost the most blacks? It was not Detroit.

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