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Seefeldt criticizes Kansas legislation restricting daily cash withdrawals from public assistance funds

Prescott says sex offender registries may increase recidivism by making offender re-assimilation impossible

Frey says rising numbers of younger minority voters mean Republicans must focus on fiscal not social issues

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Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

Spring 2015 PSC newletter available now

Formal demography workshop and conference at UC Berkeley, August 17-21

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Senior woman in hospital

Elective surgery for Medicare recipients

8/15/2012 feature story

Using Medicare claims data, Lauren Nicholas, David Weir and colleagues assess geographic patterns in and the effectiveness of elective surgery for four common conditions among Medicare recipients: arthritis, back pain, cataracts, and heart disease.

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