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Martha Bailey and Nicolas Duquette win Cole Prize for article on War on Poverty

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Jeff Morenoff makes Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers list for 2014

Susan Murphy named Distinguished University Professor

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Monday, Sep 22
Paula Fomby (Michigan), Family Complexity, Siblings, and Children's Aggressive Behavior at School Entry

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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