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Prescott says sex offender registries may increase recidivism by making offender re-assimilation impossible

Frey says rising numbers of younger minority voters mean Republicans must focus on fiscal not social issues

Work by Garces and Mickey-Pabello cited in NYT piece on lack of black physicians

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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

Spring 2015 PSC newletter available now

Formal demography workshop and conference at UC Berkeley, August 17-21

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Albert Hermalin

Hermalin and Lowry find surprising smoking pattern for Chinese women

a PSC In The News reference, 2011

"The surprising truth about women smokers in China" - ISR - Sampler. 09/20/2011.

Al Hermalin and Deborah Lowry discovered that cigarette usage patterns among women in China vary from those in most Western countries. Although only 1 in 25 Chinese women smoke -- compared to 1 in 6 American women -- smoking is much more common among older than younger women.

Researchers:

Albert Hermalin

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