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Johnston concerned declines in teen smoking threatened by e-cigarettes

Frey discusses book Diversity Explosion

Bailey and Dynarski's work cited in story on sending teams of poor kids to college

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Apply for 2-year NICHD Postdoctoral Fellowships that begin September 2015

PSC Fall 2014 Newsletter now available

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

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Monday, Jan 12
Filiz Garip, Changing Dynamics of Mexico-U.S. Migration

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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