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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

Sarah Burgard

Burgard discusses the real night shift in Post story

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Women are more likely than men to give up sleep to care for children and others" - Washington Post. 02/15/2011.

In this piece, Sarah Burgard reports on her findings that women are 2.5 times as likely as men to interrupt their sleep to care for others during the night. And this is true, says Burgard, regardless of a woman's breadwinning status in her relationship.

Researcher:

Sarah Burgard

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