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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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Health-related residential mobility

4/19/2011 feature story

Using census data on prior residence, Arline Geronimus and John Bound test the proposition that selective migration contributes to geographic patterning of health. They estimate the association between health and the probability of moving into or out of specific local areas,1995-2000, and the impact of differential migration on the health of the local populations in 2000.

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Arline T. Geronimus

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