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Shaefer and Edin's book ($2 a Day) cited in piece on political debate over plight of impoverished Americans

Eisenberg tracks factors affecting both mental health and athletic/academic performance among college athletes

Shapiro says Americans' low spending reflects "cruel lesson" about the dangers of debt

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Susan Murphy elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Maggie Levenstein named director of ISR's Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research

Arline Geronimus receives 2016 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

PSC spring 2016 newsletter: Kristin Seefeldt, Brady West, newly funded projects, ISR Runs for Bob, and more

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Pamela Smock

Smock says cohabitation may be keeping divorce rates steady

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"The Case for Cohabiting" - Daily Beast. 04/18/2012.

Pamela Smock is quoted in this response to a NYT op-ed on the downsides of cohabitation. What of the op-ed claim that cohabitation can lead to a "doomed marriage"? Smock says, "Some of the most recent studies are finding no effect on the likelihood of divorce, even along racial and class lines."

Researcher:

Pamela Smock

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