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U-M ranked #4 in USN&WR's top public universities

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

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Paradox of Unintended Pregnancy, Jennifer Barber

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Michigan Population Studies Center

Young couple hug

Race, social disadvantage, and young women's use of contraception

Yasamin Kusunoki, Jennifer Barber, Elizabeth Ela, and Amelia Bucek examine racial and sociodemographic differences in sexual and contraceptive behavior to untangle disparities in unintended pregnancies.

People data

Best practices for collecting criminal justice data

Michael Mueller-Smith examines how best to implement and scale-up the Criminal Justice Administrative Records System - a joint venture with the Census Bureau.

Women sewing in Nepal

Impact on children when mothers in poor rural settings begin working outside the home.

Dirgha Ghimire studies how children's educational attainment, health, and mortality are affected by women's transition to the non-family labor market in Nepal.

Online dating screening factors

Analyzing decision-making rules in online dating

Elizabeth Bruch and colleagues model mate choice as it unfolds via online dating activity data, with multiple decision stages and the potential for distinct rules at each stage.

Online survey

Who participates in frequently and long collected online surveys?

Jennifer Barber, Yasamin Kusunoki, Heather Gatny and Paul Schulz look at respondent characteristics linked with continued and on-time participation in a 2.5-year web-based weekly survey collection.

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...

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).