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Seefeldt says 'consumption smoothing' behavior makes long-term recovery more difficult for economically vulnerable

Seefeldt criticizes Kansas legislation restricting daily cash withdrawals from public assistance funds

Prescott says sex offender registries may increase recidivism by making offender re-assimilation impossible

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Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

Spring 2015 PSC newletter available now

Formal demography workshop and conference at UC Berkeley, August 17-21

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Data Quality Issues with the ACS

4/19/2012 feature story

This note discusses reasons that the ACS data are noisier than are data from the census long-form. It recommends that users examine their data metrics before drawing conclusions and if necessary - collapse cells or combine geographies.

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