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Mitchell finds children who lose fathers suffer at cellular level

Seefeldt says hard work alone won't allow poor to reach middle-class status in America

Shaefer says proposed plan to cover tax cuts would hurt a lot of struggling Americans

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Neal Krause wins GSA's Robert Kleemeier Award

MiCDA Research Fellowship - applications due July 21, 2017

U-M awarded $58 million to develop ideas for preventing and treating health problems

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Michigan Population Studies Center

Parents and child in field

Childhood family structure and economic disadvantage

Deirdre Bloom analyzes how family structure and stability in childhood contribute to intergenerational income mobility.

Mother helps young daughter with homework

Unraveling the connection between unintended pregnancy and education

Akilah Wise, Arline Geronimus, and Pamela Smock analyze the links between educational attainment, early education advantage, and unintended pregnancy.

Young girl at clinic in Mozambique

Help for orphans and vulnerable children in Mozambique

Dean Yang leads efforts to evaluate the health, education, and economic benefits of programs aimed at improving the wellbeing of orphaned and vulnerable children - and their households - in Mozambique.

woman carrying pot, Chitwan, Nepal

Genetic, social/familial, and environmental predictors of mental health disorders

Bill Axinn, Dirgha Ghimire, and Colter Mitchell explore causal pathways to psychiatric disorders using data from the 20-year-old Chitwan Valley Family Study.

Nepali migrants preparing to leave for for Qatar

How conditions of international migrant workers impact their children

Dirgha Ghimire leads a new migrant survey component of the FAMELO, comparing working conditions, remittances, and family communication for Nepali migrants to Gulf and non-Gulf States.

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).

Michigan Center on the Demography of Aging, MiCDA
MiCDA, a joint program of PSC & SRC spurs new research on aging