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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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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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Dirgha Ghimire
Colter Mitchell
Arland Thornton
Mansoor Moaddel

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