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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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Teen counseling

Research and teen pregnancy

7/2/2012 feature story

Jennifer Barber examines the gap between research and practice in an effort to increase the value of research findings for programs to prevent teen pregnancy. Her study includes participating in staff, training, and administrative meetings, acting as a facilitator, and observing clinicians at two agencies in Detroit.

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