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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

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

Worker looking down

Effects of job insecurity on health

3/15/2013 feature story

Analyzing MRRS interview data collected in 2009-2010 from employed adults in Detroit, Sarah Burgard, Lucie Kalousova, and Kristin Seefeldt find that workers with job insecurity are significantly more likely to report poorer health, depression, and anxiety than their job-secure counterparts.

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Sarah Burgard
Kristin Seefeldt
Lucie Kalousova

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