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Shaefer and Edin's book ($2 a Day) cited in piece on political debate over plight of impoverished Americans

Eisenberg tracks factors affecting both mental health and athletic/academic performance among college athletes

Shapiro says Americans' low spending reflects "cruel lesson" about the dangers of debt

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Susan Murphy elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Maggie Levenstein named director of ISR's Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research

Arline Geronimus receives 2016 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

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Jerald Bachman

Bachman says teens should avoid working long hours during high school

a PSC In The News reference, 2014

"U-M study finds teen workers spend their earnings instead of saving" - Mlive.com. 02/04/2014.

Teens who work are more likely to spend their money on personal expenses than to save for college, says Jerald Bachman. And even if they do put money aside for college, Bachman says working during high school can have other negative effects on teens, such as lower school performance and higher substance use.

Researcher:

Jerald Bachman

More Media Coverage:

NPR - Michigan Radio. Teen workers: Where do their earnings go?. 2/8/2014.

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