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Kusunoki, Hall, and Barber find obese teen girls less likely to use birth control

Prescott finds reported sex offenses lower in neighborhoods with resident sex offenders

Geronimus says poor Detroiters face greater health risks given adverse social conditions

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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

Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

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PSC Brown Bags will be back fall 2015


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Segregation Measures, State and Metro Areas

12/14/2010 feature story

Hot Off the Press: First results from the 5-year ACS data are in! Bill Frey has produced racial segregation scores (dissimilarity) for states and large metropolitan areas. He also calculated the neighborhood race make-up for average whites, blacks, Asians and Hispanics in the 100 largest metro areas (exposure).

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