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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

Kristin Seefeldt's Select Publications

Books

Seefeldt, Kristin, and John Graham. 2013. America’s Poor and the Great Recession. Bloomington : Indiana University Press. Abstract. Public Access.

Seefeldt, Kristin. 2008. Working after welfare: how women balance jobs and family in the wake of welfare reform. Kalamazoo: W. E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.

Journal Articles

Seefeldt, Kristin. 2015. "Constant Consumption Smoothing, Limited Investments, and Few Repayments: The Role of Debt in the Financial Lives of Economically Vulnerable Families." Social Service Review, 89(2): 263-300. DOI. Abstract.

Guzman, T., M. Pirog, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2013. "Social Policy: What Have We Learned?" Policy Studies Journal, 41: S53-S70. DOI. Abstract.

Burgard, Sarah, Kristin Seefeldt, and Sarah Zelner. 2012. "Housing Instability and Health: Findings from the Michigan Recession and Recovery Study." Social Science & Medicine, 75(12): 2215-2224. DOI. Abstract.

Burgard, Sarah, Lucie Kalousova, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2012. "Perceived job insecurity and health: the Michigan recession and recovery study." Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 54(9): 1101-1106. DOI. Abstract.

Phinney, Robin, Sheldon H. Danziger, Harold Pollack, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2007. "Housing Instability among Current and Former Welfare Recipients." American Journal of Public Health, 97(5): 832-837. DOI. Abstract.

Seefeldt, Kristin. 2007. "When work is not enough: State and federal policies to support needy workers." Social Service Review, 81(2): 357-360.

Danziger, Sheldon H., L.J. Turner, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2006. "Failing the Transition from Welfare to Work: Women Chronically Disconnected from Employment and Cash Welfare." Social Science Quarterly, 87(2): 227-249. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Cadena, Brian, Sheldon H. Danziger, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2006. "Measuring state welfare policy changes: Why don't they explain caseload and employment outcomes?" Social Science Quarterly, 87(4): 808-817. DOI. Abstract.

Pollack, Harold, Sheldon H. Danziger, Rukmalie Jayakody, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2002. "Drug Testing Welfare Recipients -- False Positives, False Negatives, Unanticipated Opportunities." Women's Health Issues, 12(1): 23-31. DOI. Abstract. Public Access.

Pollack, Harold, Sheldon H. Danziger, Rukmalie Jayakody, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2002. "Substance Use Among Welfare Recipients: Trends and Policy Responses." Social Service Review, 76(2): 256-274. DOI. Abstract.

Chapters

Cadena, Brian, Sheldon H. Danziger, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2008. "The Dynamics of Food Stamp Receipt after Welfare Reform." In Income Volatility and Food Assistance edited by D. Joliffe and J. Ziliak. Kalamazoo, MI: Upjohn Institute for Employment Research.

Seefeldt, Kristin, Sheldon H. Danziger, and Sandra K. Danziger. 2003. "Michigan's welfare system." In Michigan at the Millennium edited by C. Ballard, et al.. 351-370. Lansing, MI: Michigan State University Press.

Waldfogel, Jane, Sandra K. Danziger, Sheldon H. Danziger, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2001. "Welfare Reform and Lone Mother's Employment in the U.S." In Lone Parents, Employment and Social Policy: Cross National Comparisons edited by J. Millar and K. Rowlingson. Pp. 37-60. Bristol, UK: Policy Press.

Danziger, Sandra K., Mary E. Corcoran, Sheldon H. Danziger, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2000. "Barriers to the Employment of Welfare Recipients." In Prosperity for All? The Economic Boom and African Americans edited by R. Cherry and W. Rodgers. Pp. 245-278. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

PSC Reports

Burgard, Sarah, Kristin Seefeldt, and Sarah W. Zelner. 2012. "Housing Instability and Health: Findings from the Michigan Recession and Recovery Study." PSC Research Report No. 12-749. January 2012. Abstract. PDF.

Burgard, Sarah, Lucie Kalousova, and Kristin Seefeldt. 2012. "Perceived Job Insecurity and Health: The Michigan Recession and Recovery Study." PSC Research Report No. 12-750. January 2012. Abstract. PDF.

Seefeldt, Kristin, and Pamela Smock. 2004. "Marriage on the Public Policy Agenda: What Do Policy Makers Need to Know from Research?" PSC Research Report No. 04-554. March 2004. Abstract. PDF.