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Edin and Shaefer's book a call to action for Americans to deal with poverty

Weir says pain may underlie rise in suicide and substance-related deaths among white middle-aged Americans

Weitzman says China's one-child policy has had devastating effects on first-born daughters


MCubed opens for new round of seed funding, November 4-18

PSC News, fall 2015 now available

Barbara Anderson appointed chair of Census Scientific Advisory Committee

John Knodel honored by Thailand's Chulalongkorn University

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Daniel Eisenberg, "Healthy Minds Network: Mental Health among College-Age Populations"

Mother and adult daughter sharing coffee

Middle-aged women and patterns of coresidence, 1900 to 1990

4/29/2013 feature story

In 1900, most white U.S. mothers continued to live with at least one of their children until the end of their lives. Emily Merchant, Brian Gratton, and Myron Gutmann examine coresidence trends among 40-69 year-old white women and their children 1900-1990, looking at the effects of demographic and cultural factors.

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Myron Gutmann
Emily Merchant

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