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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

Robert Willis

Willis and Rohwedder's report on retirement and cognition cited in NYT

a PSC In The News reference, 2014

"What to Consider When Looking for the Right Place to Retire" - New York Times. 06/13/2014.

Citing a report by Susann Rohwedder and Robert Willis, this story suggests that seniors' retirement planning should include consideration of continuing some sort of unpaid (or even paid) work. In a cross-national study, Rohwedder and Willis found that early retirement from the labor force is associated with cognitive decline.

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