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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


Long-term unemployed

Effects of long-term unemployment on individuals and families

5/30/2013 feature story

Sheldon Danziger, Kristin Seefeldt, and Sarah Burgard examine the effects of long-term unemployment in terms of physical and mental health, finances, housing, and overall sense of well-being. They also look at differences between the long- and short-term unemployed, and those steadily employed.

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