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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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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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