CPC Fellow Richard Udry's classic research on baby boomlets appears in news

Oct 4, 2007

Aislyn Gleghorn, now 4 weeks old, may find she has a certain fondness for windstorms when she grows up. After all, she was conceived during the great Hanukkah Eve Wind Storm of 2006, which left more than a million Puget Sound residents without electricity -- some for days. ... In 1970, J. Richard Udry, then at the School of Public Health at the University of North Carolina, looked at birth numbers before and after the blackout and found no "boomlet."

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