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Smock says cohabitation does not reduce odds of marriage

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

Shapiro says Americans' seemingly volatile spending pattern linked to 'sensible cash management'

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Susan Murphy named Distinguished University Professor

Sarah Burgard and former PSC trainee Jennifer Ailshire win ASA award for paper

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

ISR's program in Society, Population, and Environment (SPE) focuses on social change and social issues worldwide.

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Census 2000 Apportionment results

Expect the Unexpected

8/17/2010 feature story

Analysts have made projections for 2010 apportionment based on population estimates. They show more shift of power from the rustbelt to the sunbelt. But, these projections should be taken with a grain of salt. This exercise examines how well the July 1, 1999 census estimates predicted the 2000 apportionment. For the most part, the estimates did well, but there were surprises. Expect more of the same in 2010.

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