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Prescott says sex offender registries may increase recidivism by making offender re-assimilation impossible

Frey says rising numbers of younger minority voters mean Republicans must focus on fiscal not social issues

Work by Garces and Mickey-Pabello cited in NYT piece on lack of black physicians

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Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

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Formal demography workshop and conference at UC Berkeley, August 17-21

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Philippa J. Clarke

Clarke and Ailshire find air quality linked to cognitive decline in older adults

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"Air pollution linked to cognitive decline in later years" - Chicago Tribune. 06/17/2014.

Philippa Clarke and Jennifer Ailshire recently found evidence of an association between air pollution and cognitive function among adults age 55 and older, independent of demographic and socioeconomic characteristics. Their results suggests that improvements to air quality may be an important mechanism for reducing age-related cognitive decline.

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Philippa J. Clarke

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