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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

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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