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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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Model of walking behavior

Modeling the factors affecting walking behavior

9/3/2013 feature story

In this project, Daniel Brown and colleagues use an agent-based model to simulate how characteristics of the built and social environments impact city walking behavior by demographic groups. They also project the potential impact of policy interventions on walking behavior.

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