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Neidert says decreasing relevance of marriage reflected in growing percent of one-person households

House says resolving socioeconomic inequalities, not spending more on health care, will improve health in America

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Bob Willis awarded 2015 Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics

David Lam is new director of Institute for Social Research

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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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