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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 work cited on how family planning impacts lives of women, children, and families

a PSC In The News reference, 2013

"Better Access to Contraceptives for Parents Means Better Outcomes for Children" - New York Times. 10/09/2013.

This NYT piece cites the importance of Martha Bailey's analyses of decades worth of data on how U.S. policy on the sale of contraceptives and federal funding for family planning clinics has impacted the lives of women, children and families. Looking at long-term effects, Bailey found that individuals’ access to contraceptives increased their children’s college completion, labor force participation, wages, and family incomes decades later.

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Researcher:

Martha J. Bailey

More Media Coverage:

Freakonomics. The Long-Term Effects of Birth Control. 10/9/2013.

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