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Sastry's 10-year study of New Orleans Katrina evacuees shows demographic differences between returning and nonreturning

Stafford says less educated, smaller investors more likely to sell off stock and lock in losses during market downturn

Chen says job fit, job happiness can be achieved over time

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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

Next Brown Bag

Monday, Oct 12
Joe Grengs, Policy & Planning for Social Equity in Transportation

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Hospital Care Data: National, Regional, and State-Level

7/26/2013 feature story

This is an excellent resource for hospital care data in the US, which enables research on a range of health policy issues (helmet laws, gun deaths, etc.). The data are available via a data use agreement for a national file or state-specific files. Uses can also have free/immediate access to inpatient statistics at the national, regional, and state level.

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