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Thompson says US prison population is 'staggeringly high' at about 1.5 million, despite 2% drop for 2015

Levy et al. find Michigan's Medicaid expansion boosted state's economy while increasing number of insured

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2017 PAA Annual Meeting, April 27-29, Chicago

NIH funding opportunity: Etiology of Health Disparities and Health Advantages among Immigrant Populations (R01 and R21), open Jan 2017

Russell Sage 2017 Summer Institute in Computational Social Science, June 18-July 1. Application deadline Feb 17.

Russell Sage 2-week workshop on social science genomics, June 11-23, 2017, Santa Barbara

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Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at noon:
Decline of cash assistance and child well-being, Luke Shaefer

Sheldon H. Danziger

Danziger says U.S. exceptional among rich countries in its tolerance of poverty

a PSC In The News reference, 2012

"U.S. Child Poverty Second Highest Among Developed Nations: Report" - Huffington Post. 05/30/2012.

A recent UNICEF report on child poverty in developed countries found that the United States ranks second among the 35 richest countries on "relative child poverty." Sheldon Danziger says this poor ranking shows how much other developed countries do to ameliorate poverty in comparison to the U.S.

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Sheldon H. Danziger

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