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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

Johnston says rate of daily marijuana use among college students now greater than rate of daily cigarette smoking

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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

demonstration in Nepal

Population responses to armed conflict

3/15/2013 feature story

Nathalie Williams, Dirgha Ghimire, Bill Axinn, Elyse Jennings, and Meeta Pradhan decompose armed conflict in Nepal into discrete political and violent events, analyzing how two mechanisms inherent in these events -- instability and threat of harm -- affect population-level changes in migration, marriage, and childbearing behavior.

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William Axinn
Dirgha Ghimire

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