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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

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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

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Documenting the War on Poverty's Community Programs

a PSC Research Project

Investigator:   Martha J. Bailey

This proposal lays the foundation for future research evaluating ten different War on Poverty programs by collecting information by pursuing three specific aims: (1) collecting and cleaning information on the timing of War on Poverty grants, the amount of the awards, and the specific locations of service provision; (2) examining the allocation process of War on Poverty funds to different Community Action programs and the coincidence of these awards; (3)disseminating information on the timing of grants and the amount of awards for other programs funded under the War on Poverty for use by other researchers.

Funding Period: 08/09/2010 to 07/31/2013

Country of Focus: USA

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