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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

Johnston says rate of daily marijuana use among college students now greater than rate of daily cigarette smoking

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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

older woman in wheelchair on street

How the built environment affects late-life mobility

9/19/2013 feature story

Philippa Clarke investigates how characteristics of the built environment affect mobility disability and activity participation among older adults. A better understanding of this relationship is critical for planning environments that allow people to age in place.

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Philippa J. Clarke

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