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Frey comments on why sunbelt metro area economies are still struggling

Krause says having religious friends leads to gratitude, which is associated with better health

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

Michigan's graduate sociology program tied for 4th with Stanford in USN&WR rankings

Jeff Morenoff makes Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers list for 2014

Susan Murphy named Distinguished University Professor

Next Brown Bag

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

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How access to birth control 50 years ago affected the lives of women, children and families

10/17/2013 feature story

Martha Bailey analyzes the consequences of U.S. family planning policies that increased access to modern contraceptives. She finds evidence suggesting that people's access to contraception in the 1960-70s increased the quality of their children's lives decades later.

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