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Smock cited in story on how low marriage rates may exacerbate marriage-status economic inequality

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Sarah Burgard and former PSC trainee Jennifer Ailshire win ASA award for paper

James Jackson to be appointed to NSF's National Science Board

ISR's program in Society, Population, and Environment (SPE) focuses on social change and social issues worldwide.

McEniry and Schoeni host Conference on Long-run Impacts of Early Life Events

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Young woman, South Africa

How does fertility affect women's economic activity and status in South Africa?

4/23/2013 feature story

David Lam links survey data from South Africa on women's age at first birth and the number, timing, and spacing of all children to data on women's earnings, household income, government transfers, and poverty status. This study also integrates information on access to family planning clinics.

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