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PSC Fall 2014 Newsletter now available

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

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Stafford says exiting down stock market worsened position of low-income households

Bailey's work cited on growing income disparities in college enrollment and graduation

Murphy says mobile sensor data will allow adaptive interventions for maximizing healthy outcomes

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Migrant workers leaving Nepal

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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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
spurs new research on aging

How to Acknowledge Grant Support

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).