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

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Susan Murphy named Distinguished University Professor

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James Jackson to be appointed to NSF's National Science Board

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Housing instability and health in SE Michigan

6/1/2010 feature story

How does housing instability - foreclosures, evictions, homelessness, doubling-up, and frequent moves - affect health? Sarah Burgard, Sheldon Danziger, and Kristin Seefeldt examine this question for 1,000 Michigan families. They also analyze how policy changes in the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act may buffer adverse housing and health outcomes.

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