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Seefeldt says 'consumption smoothing' behavior makes long-term recovery more difficult for economically vulnerable

Seefeldt criticizes Kansas legislation restricting daily cash withdrawals from public assistance funds

Prescott says sex offender registries may increase recidivism by making offender re-assimilation impossible

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Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

Spring 2015 PSC newletter available now

Formal demography workshop and conference at UC Berkeley, August 17-21

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PSC Brown Bags will be back fall 2015


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Views from across the globe on international development hierarchies

5/3/2013 feature story

Analyses conducted by PSC researchers Arland Thornton, Dirgha Ghimire, Colter Mitchell, Mansoor Moaddel, and Yu Xie compare interpretations and ratings of national development across 13 countries and between ordinary citizens and the United Nations. Results show much congruity in ratings across nations and between citizens and UN officials.

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