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Lam looks at population and development in next 15 years in UN commission keynote address

Mitchell et al. find harsh family environments may magnify disadvantage via impact on 'genetic architecture'

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PSC newsletter spring 2014 issue now available

Kusunoki wins faculty seed grant award from Institute for Research on Women and Gender

2014 PAA Annual Meeting, May 1-3, Boston

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Monday, April 21
Grant Miller: Managerial Incentives in Public Service Delivery

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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