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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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Survey length, nonresponse, and measurement error

4/14/2014 feature story

Trivellore Raghunathan explores how measurement error and nonresponse bias change as a result of survey length. In particular, he compares the impact of using a subset of questions from a survey along with imputation for omitted questions to using the full survey.

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