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    https scholars duke edu individual per7983302 Angel Luis Harris Professor in the Department of Sociology Professor in the Department of African African American Studies Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI s Population Research Center Affiliate of the Center for Child and Family Policy Education Ph D University of Michigan at Ann Arbor 2005 Overview Publications Harris AL Robinson K 2014 The Broken Compass Parental Involvement with Children s Education Harris AL 2013 Can Members Of Marginalized Groups Remain Invested In Schooling An Assessment From The United States And The United Kingdom 101 132 Harris AL Tienda M 2012 Hispanics in Higher Education and the Texas Top Ten Percent Law Race and Social Problems 4 57 67 Harris AL 2011 Kids Don t Want to Fail Harris AL 2010 Gender Perceptions of Opportunity and Investment in Schooling 284 308 Harris A Tienda M 2010 Minority Higher Education Pipeline Consequences of Changes in College Admissions Policy in Texas Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 627 1 60 81 Staff J Harris AL Sabates R Briddell L 2010 Uncertainty in Early Occupational Aspirations Role Exploration or Aimlessness Social forces a scientific medium of social study and interpretation 89 2 659

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    Research Scholars Research Affiliates Postdoctoral Scholars Students Staff Membership Research Research Projects and Groups Pilot Awards Major Data Collections Data Use Agreements Publications Training General Training Demography of Aging Training Resources Resources Administrative Services Funding Opportunities Pivot COS Scholars Duke News Events News Events In the Media Announcements Conferences and Workshops Duke Events Calendar Contact Fulltext search Home People People People kathie harris unc edu 919 966 5560 Home Department

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    Overview Professor Hotz specializes in the subjects of applied econometrics labor economics economic demography and economics of the family His studies have investigated the impacts of social programs such as welfare to work training the relationship between childbearing patterns and labor force participation of U S women the effects of teenage pregnancy the child care market the Earned Income Tax Credit and other such subjects He began conducting his studies in 1977 and has since published his work extensively in books and leading academic journals Many of his projects have been funded by grants awarded by the National Institute of Health and the National Science Foundation He is currently completing a project with Duncan Thomas on Preference and Economic Decision Making under a grant from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development His recent works also include Tax Policy and Low Wage Labor Markets New Work on Employment Effectiveness and Administration with John Karl Scholz and Charles Mullin and Designing New Models to Explain Family Change and Variation with S Philip Morgan Along with his duties as an independent researcher Professor Hotz has also held positions as a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research the National Poverty Center the Institute for the Study of Labor and the Institute for Research on Poverty He is presently a member of the Committee on National Statistics for the National Academy of Sciences Research Council Publications Schoeni RF Bianchi SM Hotz VJ Seltzer JA Wiemers EE 2015 Intergenerational transfers and rosters of the extended family a new substudy of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics Longitudinal and Life Course Studies 6 3 319 330 Hotz VJ Pantano J 2015 Strategic parenting birth order and school performance 911 936 Hotz VJ Xiao M 2013 Strategic information disclosure The case of

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    Center Affiliate of the Duke Initiative for Science Society Chair in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience Senior Advisor to the Director of the Center for Brain Imaging and Analysis Jerry G and Patricia Crawford Hubbard Professor of Psychology Neuroscience Education Ph D Duke University 1999 Overview Research in my laboratory investigates the brain mechanisms underlying economic and social decision making collectively this research falls into the field of decision neuroscience or neuroeconomics My laboratory uses fMRI to probe brain function behavioral assays to characterize individual differences and other physiological methods e g eye tracking pharmacological manipulation genetics to link brain and behavior Concurrent with research on basic processes my laboratory has also investigated the application of new analysis methods for fMRI data including functional connectivity analyses pattern classification analyses and combinatoric multivariate approaches We have also been applying computational methods to problems in behavioral economics and consumer decision making I have also been very active in outreach mentorship and educational activities as examples I am lead author on the textbook Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Sinauer Associates 3 rd edition in 2014 I teach courses on Decision Neuroscience and Neuroethics and many of my postdoctoral and graduate trainees 12 as of 2015 lead research laboratories of their own Publications San Martín R Appelbaum LG Huettel SA Woldorff MG 2016 Cortical Brain Activity Reflecting Attentional Biasing Toward Reward Predicting Cues Covaries with Economic Decision Making Performance Cerebral Cortex 26 1 1 11 Plassmann H Venkatraman V Huettel S Yoon C 2015 Consumer Neuroscience Applications Challenges and Possible Solutions Journal of Marketing Research 52 4 427 435 Massar SA Libedinsky C Weiyan C Huettel SA Chee MW 2015 Separate and overlapping brain areas encode subjective value during delay and effort discounting NeuroImage 120 104 113 Utevsky AV Huettel SA 2015 Social Decision

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    behaviors in rural Andhra Pradesh India and conducted fieldwork on preferences for cholera vaccines in Beira Mozambique and water treatment in peri urban communities in Cambodia He has also worked on evaluation of the sustainability and performance of rural water supply systems in Ghana and Bolivia Jeuland has worked in the past with the World Bank on projects involving economic modeling in the Ganges Basin in Asia economic planning in the eastern Nile river basin rural sanitation in Egypt and wastewater reuse in the Middle East and Northern Africa As part of this work Professor Jeuland recently completed an economic analysis of possible dams in the Blue Nile gorge for the World Bank with Dale Whittington at UNC Chapel Hill The report entitled Eastern Nile Strategic Economic Assessment A Scoping level Economic Analysis of Multipurpose Dams in the Blue Nile Gorge examines the economic benefits of the Renaissance Dam as well as other dam options to Ethiopia and the downstream riparians Primary data collection activities were conducted in Sudan to estimate the downstream impacts When completed the Renaissance Dam will be 145 meters high about one third taller than the Aswan High Dam It will have slightly less than half of the gross storage of Aswan High Dam Reservoir more than the annual flow at the site After filling the Renaissance Dam will generate about 50 more hydropower annually than the Aswan High Dam power station The report explores some of the likely implications for basin wide cooperation of Ethiopia s decision to build the Renaissance Dam Prior to his graduate studies and work with the World Bank Jeuland was a Peace Corps volunteer in Mali West Africa where he designed and monitored construction of a pilot wastewater treatment system and trained management personnel at the plant s managing firm

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    Keister Gilhuly Family Professor of Sociology Professor of Sociology Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI s Population Research Center Education Ph D Cornell University 1997 M A Cornell University 1995 M A University of Oklahoma 1991 Overview I am an economic sociologist who studies wealth inequality particularly in the United States and organizations particularly in China Both research agendas explore the emergence of social structure and the subsequent effect of social structure on the behaviors of actors Some of my recent work has explored the one percent of wealth owners religion and inequality immigrant wealth ownership Chinese American attainment and business networks in China My work on wealth includes research into the growing concentration of wealth and the factors that affect wealth accumulation over the life course For example I have studied the role that contemporary work arrangements religious affiliation and immigration play in shaping wealth ownership and other SES outcomes I also study business networks including relations among firms in China and how these shape firm performance survival and structure Publications Keister LA Vallejo JA Borelli EP 2015 Mexican American Mobility Early Life Processes and Adult Wealth Ownership Social forces a scientific medium of social study and interpretation 93 3

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    Intermediate Microeconomics II ECON 885 Special Topics in Economic Theory ECON 593 Research Independent Study Scholars Duke https scholars duke edu individual per8953582 Rachel Kranton James B Duke Professor of Economics Professor of Economics Faculty Research Scholar of DuPRI s Population Research Center Education Ph D University of California at Berkeley 1993 B A University of Pennsylvania 1984 Overview Rachel Kranton studies how institutions and the social setting affect economic outcomes She develops theories of networks and has introduced identity into economic thinking Her research contributes to many fields including microeconomics economic development and industrial organization In Identity Economics Rachel Kranton and collaborator George Akerlof introduce a general framework to study social norms and identity in economics In the economics of networks Rachel Kranton develops formal models of strategic interaction in different economic settings Her work draws on empirical findings and integrates new mathematical tools to uncover how network structures influence economic outcomes Rachel Kranton has a long standing interest in development economics and institutions She focuses on the costs and benefits of networks and informal exchange which is economic activity mediated by social relationships rather than markets Publications Harris L Lee VK Thompson EH Kranton R 2015 Exploring the Generalization Process from Past Behavior to Predicting Future Behavior Journal of Behavioral Decision Making Huettel SA Kranton RE 2012 Identity economics and the brain uncovering the mechanisms of social conflict Philosophical Transactions B 367 1589 680 691 Immorlica N Kranton R Stoddard G 2012 Striving for social status Proceedings of the ACM Conference on Electronic Commerce 672 Akerlof GA Kranton R 2010 Identity economics Economists Voice 7 2 Akerlof GA Kranton RE 2010 Identity Economics How Our Identities Shape Our Work Wages and Well Being 1 185 Akerlof GA Kranton RE 2010 Identity economics How our identities shape our work

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    within DuPRI John Franklin Crowell Professor Emeritus of Sociology Education Ph D University of Texas at Austin 1969 Overview I received my Ph D in sociology and mathematics from the University of Texas at Austin in 1969 After a year of postdoctoral study in mathematical statistics at Columbia University in New York City I taught there and was a member of the staff of the Russell Sage Foundation for three years I then was successively a member of the faculties of the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign and the University of Texas at Austin before joining the Duke Sociology Department as Chairman in 1986 I served as Chair of Sociology from January 1986 to August 1997 My main research interests are contemporary social trends and quality of life measurement social problems demography criminology organizations and mathematical and statistical models and methods for the study of social and demographic processes I have done extensive research in each of these areas and have been elected a Fellow of the American Statistical Association 1978 the Sociological Research Association 1981 the American Association for the Advancement of Science 1992 the International Society for Quality of Life Studies 1997 and the American Society of Criminology 2004 I teach Contemporary Social Problems SOCIOL 111 Advanced Methods of Demographic Analysis and the Demography of Aging Proseminar SOCIOL 750S My other interests include tennis jogging 10 kilometers and music Publications Land KC Lamb VL Fu Q 2015 Child Well Being and Child Suffering 173 186 Land KC Lamb VL Fu Q 2015 Child Well Being and Child Suffering Cross National Relationships to Human Development SINET Social Indicators Network News February 1 6 Land KC 2015 Forecasting Zeng Y Chen H Ni T Ruan R Feng L Nie C Cheng L Li Y Tao W Gu J Land

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