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Shaefer and Edin's book ($2 a Day) cited in piece on political debate over plight of impoverished Americans

Eisenberg tracks factors affecting both mental health and athletic/academic performance among college athletes

Shapiro says Americans' low spending reflects "cruel lesson" about the dangers of debt

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Susan Murphy elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Maggie Levenstein named director of ISR's Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research

Arline Geronimus receives 2016 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

PSC spring 2016 newsletter: Kristin Seefeldt, Brady West, newly funded projects, ISR Runs for Bob, and more

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Kaplan to lead Network on Inequality, Complexity, and Health

a PSC In The News reference, 2010

"NIH Seeks to Break New Ground in Reducing Health Disparities" - NIH News. 08/05/2010.

George A Kaplan will head up a new NIH-funded multidisciplinary group to catalyze research on the origins of health disparities: the Network on Inequality, Complexity, and Health (NICH). Comprised of scientists from economics, biology, ecology, computer science, education, sociology, mathematics and epidemiology, NICH will be the first network to apply systems science approaches to the study of health inequities.

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Researcher:

George A. Kaplan

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