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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

Nepali father and daughter

Parental and family influences on teens

3/7/2011 feature story

Bill Axinn, Jennifer Barber, and Arland Thornton investigate how central aspects of the parental family influence the family-formation experiences of young adults in Nepal. This study looks at parental socioeconomic achievements and aspirations, attitudes and values, religious beliefs and behavior, and social activities.

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William Axinn
Jennifer S. Barber
Arland Thornton

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