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Presentation on multilevel modeling using Stata, July 26th, noon, 6050 ISR

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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will resume fall 2016

Christopher Near

Graduate Student, Population Studies Center.

Graduate Student, Department of Sociology.

Sociology, Year: advanced

PSC Mentor: Yu Xie

Dissertation Committee: Sarah Burgard, Yu Xie, Elizabeth A. Armstrong, Pamela E. Davis-Kean

Research Interests: Gender and sexuality, culture, media, quantitative methods

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Journal Articles

Xie, Yu, Alexandra Achen Killewald, and Christopher Near. 2016. "Between- and Within-Occupation Inequality: The Case of High-Status Professions." Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science, 663(1): 53-79. PMCID: PMC4788469. DOI. Abstract.

Near, Christopher. 2013. "Selling Gender: Associations of Box Art Representation of Female Characters With Sales for Teen- and Mature-rated Video Games." Sex Roles, 68(3-4): 252-269. PMCID: PMC3586322. DOI.

Conference Proceedings

Near, Christopher, and Yu Xie. 2015. "Everything I Need to Know I Didn't Learn in Kindergarten: Early Childhood Non-Parental Care Cognitive and Behavioral Skill Effects." Population Association of America, 2015 Annual Meeting,