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Martha Bailey and Nicolas Duquette win Cole Prize for article on War on Poverty

Michigan's graduate sociology program tied for 4th with Stanford in USN&WR rankings

Jeff Morenoff makes Reuters' Highly Cited Researchers list for 2014

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Krause says having religious friends leads to gratitude, which is associated with better health

Work by Bailey and Dynarski on growing income gap in graduation rates cited in NYT

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How values and beliefs influence migration in Nepal

Researchers Arland Thornton, Yu Xie, Prem Bhandari, and Tom Fricke investigate how values and beliefs intersect with socioeconomic, demographic, and familial factors to influence migration decisions among Nepalis.

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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).