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Surprising findings on what influences unintended pregnancy from Wise, Geronimus and Smock

Recommendations on how to reduce discrimination resulting from ban-the-box policies cite Starr's work

Brian Jacob on NAEP scores: "Michigan is the only state in the country where proficiency rates have actually declined over time."

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Call for papers: Conference on computational social science, April 2017, U-M

Sioban Harlow honored with 2017 Sarah Goddard Power Award for commitment to women's health

Post-doc fellowship in computational social science for summer or fall 2017, U-Penn

ICPSR Summer Program scholarships to support training in statistics, quantitative methods, research design, and data analysis

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Mon, March 13, 2017, noon:
Rachel Best

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.

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Martha J. Bailey

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