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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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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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