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Lam says tightening global labor market good for American workers

Johnston says e-cigs may reverse two-decades of progress on smoking reduction

Mueller-Smith finds incarceration increases the likelihood of committing more, and more serious, crimes

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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

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

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Quantitative Text Analysis: Python Training & Data

10/25/2013 feature story

Most of the data demographers use are numeric and easily handled via statistical packages. Text data are more commonly analyzed via Python. Sign up for a workshop and/or explore some fun data visualizations using first names from the Social Security Names database.

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