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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

Positive check or Chinese checks?

Archived Abstract of Former PSC Researcher

Lee, James Z., Cameron D. Campbell, and Feng Wang. 2002. "Positive check or Chinese checks?" Journal of Asian Studies, 61(2): 591-607.

Lee, Campbell and Feng discuss Kenneth Pomeranz's "The Great Divergence: China, Europe, and the Making of the Modern World Economy." Pomeranz argues that "the great divergence" between development and involution in Europe and China did not occur until after 1800.

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