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Krause says having religious friends leads to gratitude, which is associated with better health

Work by Bailey and Dynarski on growing income gap in graduation rates cited in NYT

Johnston says marijuana use by college students highest in 30 years

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Martha Bailey and Nicolas Duquette win Cole Prize for article on War on Poverty

Michigan's graduate sociology program tied for 4th with Stanford in USN&WR rankings

Jeff Morenoff makes Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers list for 2014

Susan Murphy named Distinguished University Professor

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Martha J. Bailey

Bailey and Danziger's book cited in Nation story on interpreting the new Census data on poverty

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"This Week in Poverty: New Data, Same Story (and Same Dangerous House Republicans)" - The Nation. 09/20/2013.

Looking at the latest statistics on U.S. poverty, this piece discusses what critics characterize as the vast failures of government programs to change the basic poverty rate. The author references Martha Bailey and Sheldon Danziger's Legacies of the War on Poverty in describing better ways to measure poverty and to interpret official poverty statistics.

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Martha J. Bailey
Sheldon H. Danziger

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