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Edin and Shaefer's book a call to action for Americans to deal with poverty

Weir says pain may underlie rise in suicide and substance-related deaths among white middle-aged Americans

Weitzman says China's one-child policy has had devastating effects on first-born daughters


MCubed opens for new round of seed funding, November 4-18

PSC News, fall 2015 now available

Barbara Anderson appointed chair of Census Scientific Advisory Committee

John Knodel honored by Thailand's Chulalongkorn University

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Daniel Eisenberg, "Healthy Minds Network: Mental Health among College-Age Populations"

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.


Albert Hermalin

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