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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

Model of walking behavior

Modeling the factors affecting walking behavior

9/3/2013 feature story

In this project, Daniel Brown and colleagues use an agent-based model to simulate how characteristics of the built and social environments impact city walking behavior by demographic groups. They also project the potential impact of policy interventions on walking behavior.

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Charles C. Brown

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