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Brown: Evidence indicates increasing minimum wage has a modest negative impact on employment in the short term

Wagner and Heeringa study facets of suicide risk among US Army soldiers

Shaefer on study showing US spends less on poorest children, more on the elderly, than it did 20 years ago

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Call for Papers: PSID User Conference 2018: Child Wellbeing and Outcomes in Childhood, Young Adulthood, and over the Lifecourse

Martha Bailey elected to the board of the Society of Labor Economists

Patrick Kline wins SOLE's Sherwin Rosen Prize for "Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Labor Economics"

Charlie Brown elected to the board of the Society of Labor Economists

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Edin and Shaefer's book a call to action for Americans to deal with poverty

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"Take a hard look at what it means to be poor in America, and ask how to help" - Washington Post. 10/30/2015.

This piece uses Kathryn Edin's and Luke Shaefer's book $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America to posit that the dire circumstances of Americans living in extreme poverty can only be solved by new infusions of public and private support - including the availability of living-wage jobs and affordable housing.

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