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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

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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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Ideas, marriage, and childbearing

9/1/2010 feature story

Arland Thornton, Bill Axinn, Jennifer Barber, and Dirgha Ghimire investigate how ideational and socioeconomic structures influence marriage behavior, contraception, and childbearing in Nepal. This project makes use of rich data collected in the Chitwan Valley Family Study.

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