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Lam says tightening global labor market good for American workers

Johnston says e-cigs may reverse two-decades of progress on smoking reduction

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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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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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Martha J. Bailey

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