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Frey says China is source country of most new U.S. immigrants

Rodriguez, Geronimus, Bound and Dorling find excess mortality among blacks influences key elections

Kruger says high concentration of local fast food outlets is risk factor for obesity

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Cheng wins ASA Outstanding Graduate Student Paper Award

Hicken wins 2015 UROP Outstanding Research Mentor Award

U-M ranked #1 in Sociology of Population by USN&WR's "Best Graduate Schools"

PAA 2015 Annual Meeting: Preliminary program and list of UM participants

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Mon, May 18
Lois Verbrugge, Disability Experience & Measurement

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Data Quality Issues with the ACS

4/19/2012 feature story

This note discusses reasons that the ACS data are noisier than are data from the census long-form. It recommends that users examine their data metrics before drawing conclusions and if necessary - collapse cells or combine geographies.

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