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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

Margaret (Gretchen) Lay

Graduate Student, Population Studies Center.

Graduate Student, Department of Economics.

Economics, Year: advanced

PSC Mentor: Matthew D. Shapiro

M.A., University of Michigan

Research Interests: My dissertation work focuses on how the design of private pension systems influences the savings and employment response of workers and employers to important macroeconomic events.

Recent Publications

Journal Articles

Weir, David, Margaret Lay, and Kenneth M. Langa. 2014. "Economic development and gender inequality in cognition: A comparison of China and India, and of SAGE and the HRS sister studies." Journal of the Economics of Ageing, 4: 114-125. PMCID: PMC4260415. DOI. Abstract.