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COSSA makes 10 suggestions to next Administration for supporting and using social science research

Thompson says US prison population is 'staggeringly high' at about 1.5 million, despite 2% drop for 2015

Levy et al. find Michigan's Medicaid expansion boosted state's economy while increasing number of insured

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2017 PAA Annual Meeting, April 27-29, Chicago

NIH funding opportunity: Etiology of Health Disparities and Health Advantages among Immigrant Populations (R01 and R21), open Jan 2017

Russell Sage 2017 Summer Institute in Computational Social Science, June 18-July 1. Application deadline Feb 17.

Russell Sage 2-week workshop on social science genomics, June 11-23, 2017, Santa Barbara

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Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at noon:
Decline of cash assistance and child well-being, Luke Shaefer

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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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William Axinn
Jennifer S. Barber
Dirgha Ghimire
Arland Thornton

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