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Neidert says decreasing relevance of marriage reflected in growing percent of one-person households

House says resolving socioeconomic inequalities, not spending more on health care, will improve health in America

Kusunoki, Hall, and Barber find obese teen girls less likely to use birth control

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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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Birth control pills

Access to the Pill and earnings

4/6/2012 feature story

Martha Bailey, Brad Hershbein, and Amalia Miller explore the role of birth control pills in increasing women's investments in human capital during the 1960s and 1970s, and in decreasing the gender gap in wages thereafter.

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