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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

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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

Pamela Smock

Smock cited in story on how low marriage rates may exacerbate marriage-status economic inequality

a PSC In The News reference, 2014

"Millennials say no to marriage" - CNN Money. 07/20/2014.

Given that being black or Hispanic and not having a college degree are associated with greater declines in marriage rates and that, as Pamela Smock says, evidence indicates that "getting married increases wealth and income," the declining marriage rates in the U.S. may deepen inequality by marriage status.

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Pamela Smock

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