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Lam says tightening global labor market good for American workers

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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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PSC Brown Bags will be back fall 2015


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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