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Kusunoki, Hall, and Barber find obese teen girls less likely to use birth control

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Bob Willis awarded 2015 Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics

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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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