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Lam says tightening global labor market good for American workers

Johnston says e-cigs may reverse two-decades of progress on smoking reduction

Mueller-Smith finds incarceration increases the likelihood of committing more, and more serious, crimes

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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

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

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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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