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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

Birth control pills

Access to the Pill and earnings

4/6/2012 feature story

Martha Bailey, Brad Hershbein, and Amalia Miller explore the role of birth control pills in increasing women's investments in human capital during the 1960s and 1970s, and in decreasing the gender gap in wages thereafter.

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Martha J. Bailey

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