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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

Work by Garces and Mickey-Pabello cited in NYT piece on lack of black physicians

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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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U.S. trends in late-life activity limitations, 2000-2008

6/3/2013 feature story

Vicki Freedman, Bob Schoeni and colleagues use data from five national surveys to examine trends in IADLs and ADLs among Americans 65 years and older since 2000. These trends are of particular interest given the large and growing economic costs of dependency and concomitant medical conditions at older ages.

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