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Yang says remittances from workers abroad increase educational attainment for children

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

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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

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Middle-aged women and patterns of coresidence, 1900 to 1990

4/29/2013 feature story

In 1900, most white U.S. mothers continued to live with at least one of their children until the end of their lives. Emily Merchant, Brian Gratton, and Myron Gutmann examine coresidence trends among 40-69 year-old white women and their children 1900-1990, looking at the effects of demographic and cultural factors.

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Myron Gutmann
Emily Merchant

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