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Smock says cohabitation does not reduce odds of marriage

Smock cited in story on how low marriage rates may exacerbate marriage-status economic inequality

Frey says low turnover in House members related to lack of voter turnout among moderates


Susan Murphy named Distinguished University Professor

Sarah Burgard and former PSC trainee Jennifer Ailshire win ASA award for paper

James Jackson to be appointed to NSF's National Science Board

ISR's program in Society, Population, and Environment (SPE) focuses on social change and social issues worldwide.

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Impacts of Community Health Centers

The business impact of smoking bans

Nonresponse bias in health surveys

Elective surgery for Medicare recipients

From infancy and childhood into adulthood

Elderly health in developing nations

Research and teen pregnancy

Is American science in decline?

Family well-being after the Great Recession

Tracking changes in America's youth

Earnings in immigrant versus mainstream markets

Excess mortality in high-poverty areas

Access to the Pill and earnings

ART and the AIDS epidemic in Thailand

Income/gender gaps in U.S. college completion

Education and social mobility


Looking at Islamic fundamentalism

The recession and health

Flows into the S & E workforce

Housing segregation by race and income

Advance directives and end-of-life care

Temporal impact of disadvantage

Prison vs. probation

Social impact of television

Teen romance, sex, and social contexts

Family behavior and economic development

Unintended pregnancy among 18-19 year olds

US minority migration and metropolitan change

Health-related residential mobility

Racial and ethnic disparities in chronic disease

Ideas and behavior in rural Nepal

Residential segregation in U.S. Cities

Parental and family influences on teens


Segregation Measures, State and Metro Areas

Changing patterns in U.S. families and fertility

Life after prison

Benefits of U.S. family planning programs

Job-related stress and health

Ideas, marriage, and childbearing

Telomere length and biological aging

Quantitative literacy in social sciences

After the storm

Community, conflict, and inner-city adolescents

Housing instability and health in SE Michigan


Poverty and psychopathology

China's rise in science and technology

NIH Public Access Policy

Family planning programs and poverty

Role of parental wealth in growing educational inequalities

Factors that affect relationship violence

Exploring a new generation of PSID children

Children's telomere length and social disadvantage

Patriarchy and male-female mortality differences

Survey length, nonresponse, and measurement error

UN review of progress on ICPD Program of Action

Race-related stress and hypertension prevalence

Racial/ethnic disparities in health risk among young adults

Analyzing response variability to common treatment

How does family instability in childhood affect college attainment?

Gauging the impact of America's War on Poverty

Health inequality and American politics

Food intake, BMI, and employment, wages, and retirement


The impact of the recession on health care utilization

Neighborhoods and health: Cumulative exposure over adulthood

Improvements in mid-century survival rates and the health of today's older adults

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

The effects of cognitive ability on attitudes about racial prejudice, integration, and policy

Multi-stage decisions and tailored treatments for chronic conditions

PSID's Child Development Supplement

How the built environment affects late-life mobility

Modeling the factors affecting walking behavior

Capturing day-to-day well-being in older couples via the web

Examining the lives and well-being of older persons in Thailand

U.S. trends in late-life activity limitations, 2000-2008

Effects of long-term unemployment on individuals and families

Impact of education on racial attitudes across racial/ethnic groups

Views from across the globe on international development hierarchies

Middle-aged women and patterns of coresidence, 1900 to 1990

How does fertility affect women's economic activity and status in South Africa?

Global attitudes toward intimate partner abuse

Effects of job insecurity on health

Population responses to armed conflict

Rapid population aging in Myanmar


Divorce and women's health insurance

Arranged marriage and relationship quality

Neighborhood and cognitive decline

Unemployment and the new poor

Who uses reproductive health services?