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Deirdre Bloome wins ASA award for work on racial inequality and intergenerational transmission

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

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Joe Grengs, Policy & Planning for Social Equity in Transportation

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Kimball's failed replication of Reinhart-Rogoff finding cited in argument for tempered public response to social science research results

Edin and Shaefer's book on destitute families in America reviewed in NYT

Johnston says rate of daily marijuana use among college students now greater than rate of daily cigarette smoking

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A groundbreaking collection of data on Americans born 1880-1930

Martha Bailey's LIFE-M database will assemble linked demographic, health, family background, and early life data on Americans across up to four generations, allowing rich longitudinal analyses of mobility, family formation, and the long-term effects of events, policies, and resources.

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Michigan's Population Studies Center, established in 1961, has a rich history as an interdisciplinary community of scholars in population research and training. PSC is one of five centers within the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research (ISR). More...

MiCDA MiCDA, a joint program of PSC & SRC
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PSC receives core funding from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (R24 HD041028) and the National Institute on Aging (P30 AG012846).