Mon, Feb 13, 2017 at noon:
Dirgha Ghimire leads a new migrant survey component of the FAMELO, comparing working conditions, remittances, and family communication for Nepali migrants to Gulf and non-Gulf States.
Erin Cech leads a national study of the interactional, organizational, and professional mechanisms that may contribute to the disadvantage of underrepresented groups in STEM professions.
Narayan Sastry and Paula Fomby lead this project to add data to PSID's Child Development Supplement on children whose primary caregiver is in a same-sex union.
Recent analyses by Richard Miech, Megan Patrick and colleagues challenge the common assumption that teen e-cigarette users generally inhale tobacco/nicotine. They found that most teens reported vaping just flavoring, with nicotine use a distant second at 13% among 8th graders and about 20% among 10th and 12th graders.
Thomas Buchmueller, Helen Levy, and colleagues find reduced racial/ethnic disparities in health insurance coverage following implementation of the Affordable Care Act, particularly in states that expanded Medicaid programs.
Michigan's Population Studies Center,
established in 1961, has a rich history as an interdisciplinary community of scholars in population research and training. PSC is one of five centers within the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research (ISR). More...
PSC receives core funding from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (R24 HD041028) and the National Institute on Aging (P30 AG012846).