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Edin and Shaefer's book a call to action for Americans to deal with poverty

Weir says pain may underlie rise in suicide and substance-related deaths among white middle-aged Americans

Weitzman says China's one-child policy has had devastating effects on first-born daughters


MCubed opens for new round of seed funding, November 4-18

PSC News, fall 2015 now available

Barbara Anderson appointed chair of Census Scientific Advisory Committee

John Knodel honored by Thailand's Chulalongkorn University

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Daniel Eisenberg, "Healthy Minds Network: Mental Health among College-Age Populations"

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Smock and Lavelle's study cited in story on how ACA may spur divorce

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"Divorce could be side effect of Obamacare's healthcare reform" - Washington Times. 10/08/2013.

If maintaining health care benefits is sometimes a reason that unhappily married couples choose to stay together, could health care reform spur divorce by removing a financial barrier? This story cites Pamela Smock and Bridget Lavelle's study on women's loss of health insurance in divorce in analyzing potential effects of the ACA.


Pamela Smock

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