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Susan Murphy named Distinguished University Professor

Sarah Burgard and former PSC trainee Jennifer Ailshire win ASA award for paper

James Jackson to be appointed to NSF's National Science Board

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Smock says cohabitation does not reduce odds of marriage

Smock cited in story on how low marriage rates may exacerbate marriage-status economic inequality

Shapiro says Americans' seemingly volatile spending pattern linked to 'sensible cash management'

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Bailey, Malkova, Norling

Family planning programs and poverty

Examining data on the rollout of federally funded family planning grants, 1964-1973, Martha Bailey, Olga Malkova, and Johannes Norling find evidence linking the resultant programs to a decline in child poverty rates.

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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

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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).