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Neidert says decreasing relevance of marriage reflected in growing percent of one-person households

House says resolving socioeconomic inequalities, not spending more on health care, will improve health in America

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

David Lam is new director of Institute for Social Research

Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

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Dorius discusses multiple-partner fertility study in Business Week

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Many Moms Have Kids With Different Dads, U.S. Study Finds" - Bloomberg Businessweek. 04/01/2011.

Cassandra Dorius analyzed data from nearly 4,000 women in the NLSY. She found that 28 percent of the women with two or more children had children by different fathers. The rate was highest among black mothers (59 percent), followed by Hispanic mothers (35 percent) and white mothers (22 percent).

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