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ASE Past-President Julie Nelson was quoted in a national (U.S.) radio news story on Ruth Bader Ginsberg's legacy: "Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburge dies at 87," broadcast September 18, 2020 on the Marketplace Morning Report on NPR.
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Looking for a comprehensive overview of topics In Social Economics? Checkout the book, “How Social Forces Impact the Economy” which is compiled from papers presented at the 2018 World Congress! #socialeconomics
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The preliminary program for the ASE sessions at the 2021 ASSA virtual conference is now available. Stratification economics will be a main focus in the presentations. See the sessions at the link below! #socialeconomics