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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

Sheldon H. Danziger

Danziger says Obama's job package will help address poverty in Michigan

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"Michigan poverty rate hits 15.5 percent; U of M public policy prof says 'Pass Obama's jobs bill'" - Mlive.com. 09/13/2011.

In response to the recent Census Bureau report on rising levels of poverty, Sheldon Danziger says: "If Congress doesn't pass the American Jobs Act proposed last week by the President and if it begins to cut back on the programs that benefit the working poor and the unemployed, the situation will get even worse."

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Sheldon H. Danziger

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