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Surprising findings on what influences unintended pregnancy from Wise, Geronimus and Smock

Recommendations on how to reduce discrimination resulting from ban-the-box policies cite Starr's work

Brian Jacob on NAEP scores: "Michigan is the only state in the country where proficiency rates have actually declined over time."

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Call for papers: Conference on computational social science, April 2017, U-M

Sioban Harlow honored with 2017 Sarah Goddard Power Award for commitment to women's health

Post-doc fellowship in computational social science for summer or fall 2017, U-Penn

ICPSR Summer Program scholarships to support training in statistics, quantitative methods, research design, and data analysis

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Mon, March 13, 2017, noon:
Rachel Best

Matthew D. Shapiro

Shapiro comments on new Federal Reserve findings in NYT

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Economists Express Caution on Forecasts in a Fed Study " - New York Times. 01/10/2011.

Matthew Shapiro says the Fed's plan to buy $600 billion in treasury securities might have a psychological basis. The Fed is sending a signal “that they’re doing what they can and not throwing in the towel,” he says.

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Matthew D. Shapiro

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