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COSSA makes 10 suggestions to next Administration for supporting and using social science research

Thompson says US prison population is 'staggeringly high' at about 1.5 million, despite 2% drop for 2015

Levy et al. find Michigan's Medicaid expansion boosted state's economy while increasing number of insured

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2017 PAA Annual Meeting, April 27-29, Chicago

NIH funding opportunity: Etiology of Health Disparities and Health Advantages among Immigrant Populations (R01 and R21), open Jan 2017

Russell Sage 2017 Summer Institute in Computational Social Science, June 18-July 1. Application deadline Feb 17.

Russell Sage 2-week workshop on social science genomics, June 11-23, 2017, Santa Barbara

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Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at noon:
Decline of cash assistance and child well-being, Luke Shaefer

Sheldon H. Danziger

Danziger says Census Bureau report on poverty rates less dire than expected

a PSC In The News reference, 2010

"USA's poverty rate reaches highest level in 51 years" - USA Today. 09/17/2010.

The latest data from the Census Bureau shows falling income and rising poverty rates. But Sheldon Danziger says "The good news is there's less bad news than we thought," largely because of federal stimulus law.

Researcher:

Sheldon H. Danziger

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