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Robert Moffitt's PAA Address mentioned in the New York Times

Public Policy in an Uncertain World: Ely Lectures by Charles Manski

Economist Charles Manski will be giving this year's Ely lectures in Economics on "Public Policy in an Uncertain World" (see attached flyer). This talk promises to be of particular interest to HPC Associates.

The talk is based on his recent book: http://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?recid=32018

The blurb describes it as follows:

In The Season of Marriage, a Question. Why Bother?

The New York Times article written by Andrew Cherlin, the director of the Hopkins Population Center, can be found here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/04/28/opinion/sunday/why-do-people-still-bot...

Why Some Families Return to Poor Areas

Why Some Families Return to Poor Areas

HPC researcher, Stefanie DeLuca, delves into Moving to Opportunity program:

http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2013-03-17/health/bs-hs-hopkins-housing-study-20130317_1_shirley-hudnall-families-return-hopkins-researcher
 

Contraceptive policies in the US are reactionary

Hopkins Population Center Associates Michelle Hindin, Michele Decker, and Caroline Moreau's recent publication in the British Medical Journal can be found here:
 
http://www.bmj.com/content/345/bmj.e8069.pdf%2Bhtml

HPC's Moffitt new PAA President

HPC Associate Robert Moffitt, the Krieger-Eisenhower Professor in the Department of Economics in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, has been elected as the next President of the Population Association of America.  This is a well-deserved honor for Robert, whose research on poverty, welfare, and inequality has already earned him many honors, including a MERIT award from NICHD.

Mitigating Identity Dislosure Risk: What I Learned at Summer Camp (well, the ICPSR Summer Program actually)

This past week I (Jen Darragh) attended a week-long workshop on assessing and mitigating identity (individual or organizational) disclosure risk when releasing data files for secondary use at ICPSR on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor.  This workshop was led by JoAnne McFarland O’Rourke, an ICPSR staff member and leading scholar in this area.

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