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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

Highlights

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

John Bound - Honors, Media, and Features

Features

Validity of new biomeasures to gauge population health disparities

What factors impact who works in America's S&E labor force?

Health inequality and American politics

Excess mortality in high-poverty areas

Flows into the S & E workforce

Health-related residential mobility

In the News

Geronimus, Bound and colleagues find excess mortality among blacks influences key elections

Rodriguez, Geronimus, Bound and Dorling find excess mortality among blacks influences key elections

Bound says notion that foreign college students are displacing U.S. students "isn't right"

Bound and Turner say larger college-age cohorts lead to lower per-student spending and reduced graduation rates

Rodriguez, Bound and Geronimus say infant mortality rates fluctuate by presidential party relative to general downward trend

Bound's work cited in look at how retirement affects health and life expectancy

Bound notes social and health benefits of work-related activity for seniors

Bound says declines in low-skill jobs driving losses in men's labor force participation rates

Bound says disabled shouldn't be blamed for inability to work, need for DI benefits

Bound contributes to page turner for higher ed wonks on globalization and American universities

Bound et al. find time to BA degree a matter of resources rather than preparedness

Bound and Hershbein's work on college admissions competition cited in CHE

Honors & Awards

John Bound named George E. Johnson Collegiate Professor of Economics

John Bound and Frank Stafford elected Fellows of Society of Labor Economists

John Bound awarded fellowship, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, 2007-2008

John Bound named Fellow of the Econometric Society

Announcements

Bound presents PAA-sponsored seminar at GAO on data needs for research on immigrant labor and the economy