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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

Next Brown Bag

Monday, Oct 12
Joe Grengs, Policy & Planning for Social Equity in Transportation

City houses

Housing segregation by race and income

10/21/2011 feature story

Elizabeth Bruch and Rick Riolo use PSID and decennial census data, along with discrete-choice models of residential relocation, to gauge the causes of racial and economic segregation. Their models incorporate race, income, housing costs, neighborhood racial composition, neighborhood income composition, and tenure.

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Elizabeth Eve Bruch

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