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

Kruger on how women assess men who display conspicuous consumption

Cech analyzes impacts on employees of "ideal worker norms" and workplace flexibility bias

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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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Re-Inventing Measurement of Key Economic Indicators

a PSC Research Project

Investigators:   Matthew D. Shapiro, David S. Johnson

The aims of this project are to provide improved measurement of retail trade. This project will pilot new approaches that have the potential to improve measurement of key economic indicators by increasing their accuracy, timeliness, and detail while potentially reducing the burden that statistical agencies place on businesses through surveys.

Funding Period: 12/01/2016 to 05/14/2019

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