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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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Tool for Re-Calibrating Margins of Error with ACS data

1/19/2012 feature story

This tool allows one to re-calibrate margins of error with ACS tabular data. One can either (a)combine counts across several units of geography or (b)collapse cells in a table. This is useful for creating more robust statistics for small geographies like census tracts.

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