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Thompson casts doubt on the rehabilitative intentions of prison labor

Inglehart says European social democracy is a victim of its own success

Bound, Khanna, and Morales find multiple effects of H1-B visas on US tech industry

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Mon, March 20, 2017, noon:
Dean Yang, Taken by Storm

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Heather Ann Thompson wins Bancroft Prize for History for 'Blood in the Water'

Michigan ranks in USN&WR top-10 grad schools for sociology, public health, labor economics, social policy, social psychology

Paula Lantz to speak at Women in Health Leadership Summit, March 24, 2:30-5:30 Michigan League

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Mother helps young daughter with homework

Unraveling the connection between unintended pregnancy and education

Akilah Wise, Arline Geronimus, and Pamela Smock analyze the links between educational attainment, early education advantage, and unintended pregnancy.

Young girl at clinic in Mozambique

Help for orphans and vulnerable children in Mozambique

Dean Yang leads efforts to evaluate the health, education, and economic benefits of programs helping orphaned and vulnerable children - and their households - in Mozambique.

woman carrying pot, Chitwan, Nepal

Genetic, social/familial, and environmental predictors of mental health disorders

Bill Axinn, Dirgha Ghimire, and Colter Mitchell explore causal pathways to psychiatric disorders using data from the 20-year-old Chitwan Valley Family Study.

Nepali migrants preparing to leave for for Qatar

How conditions of international migrant workers impact their children

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.

Work meeting from above.

Disadvantage in STEM occupations

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.

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).