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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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PSC Brown Bags will be back fall 2015


New Jersey map: includes data quality

ArcGIS Extension for the ACS

11/9/2011 feature story

This tool provides an ArcGIS extension, which allows one to map estimates from the American Community Survey (ACS) and simultaneously indicate data quality. This is especially useful with census tract data, but even county-based data can be of questionable reliability.

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