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Frey's new report explores how the changing US electorate could shape the next 5 presidential elections, 2016 to 2032

U-M's Data Science Initiative offers expanded consulting services via CSCAR

Elizabeth Bruch promoted to Associate Professor

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Geronimus says black-white differences in mortality "help silence black voices in the electorate"

Do universities need more conservative thinkers?

Starr critical of risk assessment scores for sentencing

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Michigan Population Studies Center

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Prevalence of and patterns in eugenic sterilizations in California

Alexandra Stern, Sharon Kardia, and Sioban Harlow analyze demographic patterns in newly located data on sterilization recommendations in California, 1922 to 1952. Their results highlight ethical, legal, and social issues in human reproductive control and modern genomics,

Culture of health chart.

What policies work (and don't) in promoting good health?

Paula Lantz, Thomas Buchmueller, Helen Levy, and colleagues analyze policies designed to produce a culture of health via a newly funded research hub.

Family in Mozambique

Gauging the impact of programs for orphaned and vulnerable children in Mozambique

Dean Yang measures health, educational, and economic outcomes for programs intended to help children affected by the HIV epidemic in Sub-Saharan Africa, and their households.

Symbol of 1 female and 2 males.

What contributes to multiple-partner sexual relations among young women?

Postdoc Abigail Weitzman looks at factors affecting sexual concurrency among young women, including both childhood experiences and changes over time in personal circumstances and relationship dynamics.

Three generation family

Influences on and outcomes of living close to family members

HwaJung Choi, Robert Schoeni, Hongwei Xu, and Daniel Brown study why Americans live close to their families and how this proximity impacts socioeconomic and health status.

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...

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