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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

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

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How access to birth control 50 years ago affected the lives of women, children and families

10/17/2013 feature story

Martha Bailey analyzes the consequences of U.S. family planning policies that increased access to modern contraceptives. She finds evidence suggesting that people's access to contraception in the 1960-70s increased the quality of their children's lives decades later.

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Martha J. Bailey

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