COSSA makes 10 suggestions to next Administration for supporting and using social science research
Thompson says US prison population is 'staggeringly high' at about 1.5 million, despite 2% drop for 2015
Levy et al. find Michigan's Medicaid expansion boosted state's economy while increasing number of insured
2017 PAA Annual Meeting, April 27-29, Chicago
NIH funding opportunity: Etiology of Health Disparities and Health Advantages among Immigrant Populations (R01 and R21), open Jan 2017
Russell Sage 2017 Summer Institute in Computational Social Science, June 18-July 1. Application deadline Feb 17.
Russell Sage 2-week workshop on social science genomics, June 11-23, 2017, Santa Barbara
Mon, Jan 23, 2017 at noon:
Decline of cash assistance and child well-being, Luke Shaefer
Race, social disadvantage, and young women's use of contraception
New methods for predicting contraception behavior among young women
Race-ethnic variation in unintended pregnancy
Research and teen pregnancy
Unintended pregnancy among 18-19 year olds
Ideas and behavior in rural Nepal
Parental and family influences on teens
Ideas, marriage, and childbearing
Kusunoki says contraception use patterns suggest greater risk of unintended pregnancy among poor
Kusunoki, Hall, and Barber find obese teen girls less likely to use birth control
Barber says parents give less to their unintended children
Barber's survey method of 'ask less more often' cited as example for UX research
Barber comments on implications of unplanned parenthood
Axinn, Barber, and Thornton say unwanted pregnancies hard on resulting children
Jennifer Barber awarded William T. Grant Foundation Distinguished Fellowship
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