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Krause says having religious friends leads to gratitude, which is associated with better health

Work by Bailey and Dynarski on growing income gap in graduation rates cited in NYT

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Martha Bailey and Nicolas Duquette win Cole Prize for article on War on Poverty

Michigan's graduate sociology program tied for 4th with Stanford in USN&WR rankings

Jeff Morenoff makes Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers list for 2014

Susan Murphy named Distinguished University Professor

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Monday, Sep 22
Paula Fomby (Michigan), Family Complexity, Siblings, and Children's Aggressive Behavior at School Entry

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Health-related residential mobility

4/19/2011 feature story

Using census data on prior residence, Arline Geronimus and John Bound test the proposition that selective migration contributes to geographic patterning of health. They estimate the association between health and the probability of moving into or out of specific local areas,1995-2000, and the impact of differential migration on the health of the local populations in 2000.

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