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Shaefer and Edin's book ($2 a Day) cited in piece on political debate over plight of impoverished Americans

Eisenberg tracks factors affecting both mental health and athletic/academic performance among college athletes

Shapiro says Americans' low spending reflects "cruel lesson" about the dangers of debt

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Susan Murphy elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Maggie Levenstein named director of ISR's Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research

Arline Geronimus receives 2016 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

PSC spring 2016 newsletter: Kristin Seefeldt, Brady West, newly funded projects, ISR Runs for Bob, and more

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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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Robert F. Schoeni
Vicki Freedman

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