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Kusunoki, Hall, and Barber find obese teen girls less likely to use birth control

Prescott finds reported sex offenses lower in neighborhoods with resident sex offenders

Geronimus says poor Detroiters face greater health risks given adverse social conditions

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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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Views from across the globe on international development hierarchies

5/3/2013 feature story

Analyses conducted by PSC researchers Arland Thornton, Dirgha Ghimire, Colter Mitchell, Mansoor Moaddel, and Yu Xie compare interpretations and ratings of national development across 13 countries and between ordinary citizens and the United Nations. Results show much congruity in ratings across nations and between citizens and UN officials.

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