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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

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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Sarah Burgard
Sheldon H. Danziger
Kristin Seefeldt

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