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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

David Lam is new director of Institute for Social Research

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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Gough and Killewald's work cited in Forbes piece on benefits of marriage for women

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Does Getting Married Help Women Get Ahead?" - Forbes. 04/19/2012.

In addition to other potential advantages to women of married life--including financial support, household labor help, and co-parenting--this article refers to a study by Alexandra Killewald and Margaret Gough that found an earnings premium for married women.

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