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H. Luke Shaefer and colleagues argue for a universal child allowance

Hindustan Times points out high value of H-1B visas for US innovation, welfare, and tech firm profits

Novak, Geronimus, Martinez-Cardoso: Threat of deportation harmful to immigrants' health

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Heather Ann Thompson wins Pulitzer Prize for book on Attica uprising

Lam explores dimensions of the projected 4 billion increase in world population before 2100

ISR's Nick Prieur wins UMOR award for exceptional contribution to U-M's research mission

How effectively can these nations handle outside investments in health R&D?

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Teen mother in Cape Town

Family behavior and economic development

5/2/2011 feature story

In this project, David Lam, Rebecca Thornton, and Robert Willis use CAPS and NIDS data to analyze demographic behavior and economic outcomes at the household level. They look at childbearing, schooling, earnings, and family transfers, focusing on teen fertility.

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David Lam
Robert Willis
Rebecca L. Thornton

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