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Kusunoki, Hall, and Barber find obese teen girls less likely to use birth control

Prescott finds reported sex offenses lower in neighborhoods with resident sex offenders

Geronimus says poor Detroiters face greater health risks given adverse social conditions

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

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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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Matthew D. Shapiro

Shapiro finds only 13% of households spend extra take-home pay from stimulus tax cuts

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"How Obama's stimulus failed" - Chicago Tribune. 06/30/2011.

Although take-home pay rose with stimulus-based tax cuts, most consumers proved reluctant to spend their extra income on goods and services, says Matthew Shapiro.

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Matthew D. Shapiro

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