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Kimball's failed replication of Reinhart-Rogoff finding cited in argument for tempered public response to social science research results

Edin and Shaefer's book on destitute families in America reviewed in NYT

Johnston says rate of daily marijuana use among college students now greater than rate of daily cigarette smoking

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Deirdre Bloome wins ASA award for work on racial inequality and intergenerational transmission

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

David Lam is new director of Institute for Social Research

Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

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Monday, Oct 12
Joe Grengs, Policy & Planning for Social Equity in Transportation

Pamela Smock

Smock says NCHS report supports no negative effect of cohabitation on marriage

a PSC In The News reference, 2010

"Report: Cohabiting has little effect on marriage success" - USA Today. 03/02/2010.

A federal report says couples who live together before marriage have about the same chance of a successful marriage as those who do not. Pamela Smock says, on the basis of the report's numbers, "there is not a negative effect of cohabitation on marriages, plain and simple."

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Pamela Smock

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