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Surprising findings on what influences unintended pregnancy from Wise, Geronimus and Smock

Recommendations on how to reduce discrimination resulting from ban-the-box policies cite Starr's work

Brian Jacob on NAEP scores: "Michigan is the only state in the country where proficiency rates have actually declined over time."

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Call for papers: Conference on computational social science, April 2017, U-M

Sioban Harlow honored with 2017 Sarah Goddard Power Award for commitment to women's health

Post-doc fellowship in computational social science for summer or fall 2017, U-Penn

ICPSR Summer Program scholarships to support training in statistics, quantitative methods, research design, and data analysis

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Mon, March 13, 2017, noon:
Rachel Best

Nepali father and daughter

Parental and family influences on teens

3/7/2011 feature story

Bill Axinn, Jennifer Barber, and Arland Thornton investigate how central aspects of the parental family influence the family-formation experiences of young adults in Nepal. This study looks at parental socioeconomic achievements and aspirations, attitudes and values, religious beliefs and behavior, and social activities.

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William Axinn
Jennifer S. Barber
Arland Thornton

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