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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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Martha J. Bailey

Bailey's research cited in discussion of impact of family planning programs

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"Family Planning Programs Have Effectively Reduced Child Poverty" - bigthink.com. 05/22/2012.

In 1964 President Johnson promoted legislation for public funding of contraception for the poor. This piece looks at Martha Bailey's work on how access to birth control has affected childbearing for poor and non-poor women, and asks if investment in family planning contributed to GDP growth.

Researcher:

Martha J. Bailey

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