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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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Monday, Sep 22
Paula Fomby (Michigan), Family Complexity, Siblings, and Children's Aggressive Behavior at School Entry

Miles Kimball

Kimball cited in Atlantic piece on most important economic stories of 2013

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"The Most Important Economic Stories of 2013—in 42 Graphs" - The Atlantic.

Miles Kimball and Yichuan Wang analyzed data used by Carmen Reinhart and Ken Rogoff to support their position that high debt slows national growth. Kimball says the data yielded "no evidence for a negative effect of national debt on economic growth" after controlling for the predictive power of past growth for future growth.

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Researcher:

Miles Kimball

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