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Deirdre Bloome wins ASA award for work on racial inequality and intergenerational transmission

Bob Willis awarded 2015 Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics

David Lam is new director of Institute for Social Research

Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

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International Research Projects by Country

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Bolivia

Food systems dynamics and nutritional impacts in the transitioning Global South (Jones) 2015-2017.

Cambodia

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

Cameroon

Environmental Governance, Forests and Logging Concessions: The Effects of Institutional Complexity of Forest Systems, Cover and Change in Central Africa (Brown) 2007-2013.

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

China

Interfirm Relationships and Business Performance (Cai) 2014-2016.

Residential Segregation and Locational Attainments among Migrants to Shanghai: A Spatial Perspective (Xu) 2013-2014.

LCLUC SYNTHESIS: Forested Land Cover and Land Use Change in the Far East of the Northern Eurasia Under the Combined Drivers of Climate and Socio-Economic Transformation (Brown) 2012-2017.

PIRE (Partnerships for International Research and Education) Collaborative Research and Training in Social Context, Population Processes, and Environmental Change (Axinn) 2007-2014.

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

Congo

Environmental Governance, Forests and Logging Concessions: The Effects of Institutional Complexity of Forest Systems, Cover and Change in Central Africa (Brown) 2007-2013.

Dominican Republic

Supplement #1: Channeling Remittances Toward Human Capital Accumulation (Yang) 2011-2013.

Egypt

Cross-National Analysis of Islamic Fundamentalism (Thornton) 2009-2015.

El Salvador

Channeling Remittances toward Human Capital Investment in Central America (Yang) 2013-2014.

Supplement #1: Channeling Remittances Toward Human Capital Accumulation (Yang) 2011-2013.

Global

Cross-National Data on Early Life Conditions and Older Adult Health in Low, Middle and High Income Countries: A Pilot to Examine Data Quality (McEniry) 2012-2013.

Prediction and Control: Global Population, Population Science, and Population Politics in the Twentieth Century (Merchant) 2012-2013.

Global Status Hierarchies (continuation) (Dorius) 2012-2013.

Guatemala

Channeling Remittances toward Human Capital Investment in Central America (Yang) 2013-2014.

India

The Impact of Climate and Pollution on Worker Productivity: Evidence from a Garment Factory in India (Adhvaryu) 2014-2015.

Remember When It Rained: The Elusiveness of Gender Discrimination in Indian School Enrollment (Zimmermann) 2012-2013.

Iraq

Cross-National Analysis of Islamic Fundamentalism (Thornton) 2009-2015.

Japan

Health Behaviors and Lifestyles in Old Age in the United States and Japan (Krause, Liang) 2008-2013.

Kenya

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

Lebanon

Cross-National Analysis of Islamic Fundamentalism (Thornton) 2009-2015.

Malawi

Experiment on Direct Deposit and Commitments to Save in Malawi (Yang) 2012-2013.

Response of Malawians' Sexual Behavior to Information about HIV Transmission Risks (Kerwin, Thornton) 2012-2013.

Response of Malawians’ Sexual Behavior to Information about HIV Transmission Risks (Kerwin) 2012-2013.

Perceptions of Violence Against Women in Africa (Pierotti) 2011-2012.

Mexico

Delivering Conditional Cash Transfers Via Savings Accounts: Default and Accounting Mechanisms (Angelucci) 2014-2015.

Delivering Conditional Cash Transfers via Savings Accounts: Default and Mental Accounting Mechanisms (Angelucci) 2014-2015.

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and birth outcomes in Mexico City (Brown) 2009-2015.

Air Pollution, Inflammation and Preterm Birth: A Mechanistic Study in Mexico City (Brown) 2008-2015.

Mongolia

LCLUC Synthesis: Ecosystem-Society Interactions on a Changing Mongolian Plateau (Brown) 2014.

Grassland Ecosystems and Societal Adaptations Under Changing Grazing Intensity and Climate on the Mongolian Plateau. (Brown) 2009-2013.

Mozambique

Subsidies, Savings, and Sustainable Food Security: A Field Experiment in Mozambique (Yang) 2009-2013.

Myanmar

Proposal for a workshop on comparative analysis of aging in Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam (Knodel) 2013.

Namibia

HIV prevention for male couples in Africa (Stephenson) 2015-2016.

Nepal

Labor Outmigration, Agricultural Productivity and Food Security (Ghimire, Axinn, Thornton) 2014-2017.

Ideational Influences on Migration: Values and Beliefs (Thornton, Xie, Fricke) 2014-2019.

Utilizing mixed methods to examine the complex effects of international labor migration on family dynamics and household consumption in Chitwan, Nepal (Compernolle) 2014.

Innovation in the Measurement of Community Contextual Features (Ghimire) 2013-2016.

Remittances from an absent husband: The effects of international labor migration to the Persian Gulf on family dynamics in Chitwan, Nepal (Compernolle) 2013-2014.

Documenting Distribution and Trends of Developmental Idealism in Nepali Textbooks (Thornton) 2012-2013.

Measurement of Remittance Use in a Remittance Dependent Economy (Bhandari) 2012-2013.

Measurement of Marital Interactions and Relationship Dynamics in Nepal (Ghimire) 2012-2013.

Ideational Influences on Marriage and Childbearing (Thornton, Axinn, Barber, Ghimire) 2008-2014.

PIRE (Partnerships for International Research and Education) Collaborative Research and Training in Social Context, Population Processes, and Environmental Change (Axinn) 2007-2014.

Intergenerational Influences on Family Formation in a Changing Social Context (Axinn, Barber, Thornton) 2007-2013.

Population and Ecology Research Laboratory (PERL) (Axinn).

Pakistan

Cross-National Analysis of Islamic Fundamentalism (Thornton) 2009-2015.

Papua New Guinea

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

Philippines

Increasing the Development Impact of Migrant Remittances: A Field Experiment on Educational Finance by Migrant Workers (Yang) 2012-2013.

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

Qatar

Mental Health Literacy Among College Students in Qatar (Eisenberg) 2012-2016.

Russian Federation

LCLUC SYNTHESIS: Forested Land Cover and Land Use Change in the Far East of the Northern Eurasia Under the Combined Drivers of Climate and Socio-Economic Transformation (Brown) 2012-2017.

Saudi Arabia

Saudi National Mental Health Survey - Preparation, Monitoring & Implementation (Heeringa) 2012-2015.

Cross-National Analysis of Islamic Fundamentalism (Thornton) 2009-2015.

South Africa

HIV prevention for male couples in Africa (Stephenson) 2015-2016.

Fertility Timing and Women's Economic Outcomes in South Africa (Lam) 2012-2015.

Impact of Cash Grants among South African Youth (Thornton) 2012-2013.

Cape Area Panel Study (CAPS) (Lam, Marteleto).

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

Sweden

Parental Wealth and Children's Outcomes in Sweden (Pfeffer) 2013.

Tanzania

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

Thailand

Proposal for a workshop on comparative analysis of aging in Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam (Knodel) 2013.

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

Togo

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

Turkey

Variations in Reports of Fertility Preferences: Evidence from an Experimental Survey (Marshall) 2013-2014.

Uganda

The Literacy Laboratory Project (LLP) under the Northern Uganda Literacy Program (Smith) 2015-2019.

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

United States of America

Health and socioeconomic status of early retirees: patterns, differentials, and trends (Schoeni) 2014-2016.

Network on Life Course Health Dynamics and Disparities in 21st Century America (House) 2014-2019.

Self Perceptions of Beauty of African American Girls across Social Class (Norrington) 2014.

The Co-Evolution of Individual Behavior & Social Environments (Bruch) 2014.

The Effect of SNAP Benefits on Household Spending: Evidence from the 2009 Stimulus Legislation (Schoeni) 2013-2016.

Social Relations, Aging and Health: Competing Theories and Emerging Complexities (Couper) 2013-2018.

National Health and Aging Trends Study (NSOC Supplement) (Freedman) 2013-2014.

Transitions from Preschool through High School: Family, Schools & Neighborhoods (Sastry, Fomby) 2013-2018.

Understanding the Role of the Built Environment for Mobility in Older Adults (Clarke) 2013-2016.

Building a Social Science Research Community around a new R&D Data Infrastructure (Owen-Smith) 2013-2016.

Do Grandma And Grandpa Matter? Uncovering the importance of the elderly for the socio-economic wellbeing of descendants (Pfeffer) 2013-2014.

Residential Mobility and Neighborhood Dynamics in a Depopulated Detroit Neighborhood (Seelye) 2013-2014.

Integrating Demographic and Cultural Approaches in the Examination of Neighborhood Change (Saldaña) 2013-2014.

Group-Based Trajectory Modeling of Pregnancy Desire in Young Adulthood (Barber) 2013-2014.

Variations in Reports of Fertility Preferences: Evidence from an Experimental Survey (Marshall) 2013-2014.

Three Essays on Health Policy and Mortality (Goodman-Bacon) 2012-2013.

Young Women’s Mental Health, Psychosocial Circumstances, and Unintended Pregnancy Experiences (Hall, Barber, Kusunoki, Gatny) 2012-2013.

Collaborative Research: Metadata Portal for the Social Sciences (Alter) 2012-2014.

Wealth after the Great Recession: Who Lost and Who Recovered? (Pfeffer, Schoeni) 2012-2015.

Patient Long-Term Outcomes and Public Reporting of Hospital Quality (Nicholas) 2012-2013.

Sustaining Populations and Landscapes at Risk: Adaptation in the American Grasslands (Sylvester, Leonard, Rhode) 2012-2014.

The Transition from Childhood into Adulthood among PSID Children, 2013 and 2015 (Sastry) 2012-2017.

Understanding the Longterm Effects of Breastfeeding on Children’s Life Chances (Bailey) 2012-2013.

Assessing Family Change and Instability from 1979-2010 (Dorius) 2012-2013.

American Indian Demography and Reservation Settlement (Alter) 2012-2013.

A Comparison of Attitudes, Intentions, and Behaviors of Pregnant and Non-Pregnant Young Women: Evidence from the Relationship Dynamics and Social Life (RDSL) Study (Kusunoki) 2012-2013.

Neighborhood Characteristics, Physical Activity, and Recovery from Mobility Limitations (Latham) 2012-2013.

Pregnancy Desires, Pre- and Post-Conception (Hartnett) 2012-2013.

Examining Racial Disparities in Breast Cancer Subtype within the Context of Neighborhood Social Environments (Linnenbringer) 2012-2013.

Long-Term Impacts of Medicare and Medicaid on Household Wealth (Nicholas) 2012-2013.

Situating Pregnancy Intention Status: An inquiry into the relationship between educational advantage, structural opportunity, and pregnancy planning (Wise) 2012-2013.

Aging Prisoners Reentering Society: Individual, Social and Community-Level Determinants of Success (Wyse) 2012-2013.

Pathways to Adjustment in Science and Engineering Labor Markets (Bound) 2012-2015.

The Opt-Out Continuation: Education, Work and Motherhood from 1984-2011 (Byker) 2011-2012.

MET Extension Longitudinal Database and Library of Practice (Alter, Courant) 2011-2013.

The Other America and Anti-Poverty Policies (Danziger) 2011-2013.

The Role of Research in Enhancing Family Planning and Pregnancy Prevention for Teens (Barber) 2011-2014.

NCRN-MN: Linking Surveys to the World: Administrative Data, the Web, and Beyond. Michigan Node of the NSF-Census Research Network (Shapiro, Bound, Brown, Brown, Danziger, Freedman, Neidert, Sylvester, Stephens, Lepkowski, Nicholas, Shaefer) 2011-2016.

REU Site: Quantitative Social Science Research at the University of Michigan (Hoelter) 2011-2015.

Promising Practices for Reducing Disparities in Infant Mortality in Michigan - A Pilot Study (Geronimus) 2011-2012.

Predicting Caries Risk in Underserved Toddlers in Primary Healthcare Settings (Lepkowski) 2011-2016.

MacArthur Foundation Research Network on Transitions to Adulthood Postdoctoral Fellowship - Year 3 (Danziger) 2011-2012.

Health, Wealth, and Wellbeing over the Life Course and Across Generations (Freedman, Brown, Schoeni, Stafford) 2011-2016.

Family Exchanges Study II (Schoeni) 2011-2016.

Family Dynamics, Fertility, and Investments in Children Across Generations (Sastry, Schoeni) 2011-2016.

Measures of Effective Teaching (MET) Longitudinal Database (Alter, Courant) 2011-2013.

Education's Contribution to An Open Society (Pfeffer) 2011-2014.

Recessionary shocks and their relationship to health: Evidence from the Michigan Recession and Recovery Study (Burgard) 2011-2013.

Intergovernmental Personnel Agreement for NCVS (Lepkowski) 2011-2015.

STRAW+10: Addressing the Unfinished Agenda of Staging Reproductive Aging (Harlow) 2011-2012.

Using Michigan Sentencing Guidelines to Estimate Effects of Incarceration and Probation on Reoffending and Employment (Morenoff, Harding) 2011-2014.

Understanding Social Disparities in Health and Aging (Burgard, Elliott, Clarke) 2011-2016.

Extension of "Assessing and Improving Cognitive Measurement in the HRS" (Heeringa) 2011-2016.

Comparative Effectiveness of Policies for Improving Surgical Care (Nicholas) 2011-2016.

Education and Alcohol Use in Adolescence and Young Adulthood (Schulenberg) 2011-2014.

Trust in Health Care and Racial Disparities in an Aging Population (Mendes de Leon) 2011-2014.

Religion, Spirituality, Aging, and Health (Krause) 2011-2016.

Early and Mid-Life Social Determinants of Racial Disparities in Late Life Health (Mendes de Leon) 2011-2014.

WSC-Category 2: Extreme events impacts on water quality in the Great Lakes: Prediction and management of nutrient loading in a changing climate (Brown) 2010-2013.

Collaborative Research: Responding to Surveys on Mobile, Multimodal Devices (Conrad, Couper) 2010-2014.

Collaborative Research: Coupled Observation Of The Water Environment: A National Survey Program (Brown, Couper) 2010-2013.

Improving the Self-Efficacy of African American Parents in Infant Supine Sleep (Couper) 2010-2016.

Expanding a National Resource for Genetic Research in Behavioral & Health Sciences (Weir) 2010-2014.

National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) (Couper, Axinn, Wagner, Wagner) 2010-2020.

Documenting the War on Poverty's Community Programs (Bailey) 2010-2013.

Dynamic Models of Racial Residential Segregation (Bruch) 2010-2013.

Health Literacy and Health Disparities Among the Elderly (Levy, Willis, Couper, Smith, Weir) 2010-2016.

Behavior on Surveys and in the Economy: HRS and Beyond (Willis, Kimball, Shapiro, Shumway) 2010-2016.

Archiving the Historical Demography of the U.S. (Alter) 2010-2014.

For-Profit Colleges, Educational Attainment, and Labor Market Outcomes (Harding) 2010-2012.

The Effects of the Housing Crisis on Vulnerable Workers and Families (Danziger, Burgard) 2010-2013.

Advancing Knowledge and Building the Research Infrastructure in Education and STEM Learning (Alter) 2010-2014.

National Study of Disability Trends and Dynamics (Freedman) 2009-2014.

National Drug Abuse and HIV Data Program (Pienta) 2009-2014.

The Dramatic Rise in Agricultural Productivity in the US during the Twentieth Century: Disentangling the Roles of Technological Changed, Government Policy, and Climate (Rhode) 2009-2013.

Creating a Lifecourse Panel From Birth to Early Adulthood (Sastry, Stafford, Schoeni) 2009-2015.

Modifiable Risk and Protective Factors for Suicidal Behaviors in the US Army (Heeringa, Couper, Raghunathan) 2009-2015.

University of Michigan Dioxin Exposure Study (Lepkowski) 2009-2012.

Demographic Data Sharing and Archiving (McEniry, LeClere, Alter) 2009-2014.

Neighborhoods and CVD Risk in a Multiethnic Cohort (Lisabeth, Brown, Raghunathan) 2009-2016.

Democratizing Access to the American Community Survey (Frey) 2009-2013.

Study of Women's Health Across the Nation (SWAN) IV (Harlow) 2009-2014.

An Evaluation of McREL's Balanced Leadership Program (Lepkowski) 2009-2014.

Youth, Education, and Society (YES) Study (Johnston, Clarke, O'Malley, Schulenberg) 2008-2013.

Quantitative Social Science Digital Library Pathway (QSSDL) (Alter, Frey) 2008-2013.

Child Care and Early Education Research Connections (Alter) 2008-2014.

Neighborhood and Family Effects on Disparities in Chronic Disease (Sastry) 2008-2013.

Race/Ethnicity, Psychosocial and Environmental Stressors, and Telomere Length (Geronimus) 2008-2014.

Michigan Center for Health Communications Research II (Couper) 2008-2015.

Health Behaviors and Lifestyles in Old Age in the United States and Japan (Krause, Liang) 2008-2013.

Infusing Quantitative Literacy throughout the Social Science Curriculum (Frey, Alter, Hoelter) 2008-2014.

Internet Interviewing and the HRS (Weir) 2008-2013.

PIRE (Partnerships for International Research and Education) Collaborative Research and Training in Social Context, Population Processes, and Environmental Change (Axinn) 2007-2014.

National Children's Study (Elliott) 2007-2012.

National Center for Disaster Mental Health Research (NC-DMHR) (Heeringa, Raghunathan) 2007-2013.

Ecologic Stressors, PTSD, and Drug Use in Detroit (Raghunathan) 2007-2013.

Transitions From Preschool Through High School: Family, Schools and Neighborhoods (Sastry, Schoeni) 2007-2013.

Health, Wealth, and Pensions Over the Life Course in a Long Panel (Schoeni, Stafford, Freedman, Sastry) 2007-2014.

Population and Environment in the U.S. Great Plains (Leonard, Brown) 2007-2013.

Young Women's Relationships, Contraception, and Unintended Pregnancy (Barber, Axinn, Couper, Gatny, Kusunoki) 2007-2014.

Intergenerational Influences on Family Formation in a Changing Social Context (Axinn, Barber, Thornton) 2007-2013.

Children in Transition to Adulthood: Family and Siblings Connections (Sastry, Schoeni) 2007-2013.

Integrated Fertility Surveys Series (IFSS) (Smock, Hoelter, Lepkowski) 2007-2014.

Continuity and Change in American Economic and Social Life: The Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) 2007 2011 (Brown, Schoeni) 2007-2014.

Determinants of Marriage and Childbearing Attitudes (Thornton, Axinn, Barber) 2006-2013.

Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID) (Stafford).

Social Science Data Analysis Network (SSDAN) (Frey).

Population and Ecology Research Laboratory (PERL) (Axinn).

Quantitative Methodology Program (Xie).

Developmental Idealism Studies (Thornton).

Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) (Gutmann).

U-M Program in Survey Methodology (Lepkowski).

CensusScope (Frey).

Michigan Historical Demography Workshop (Alter, Leonard, Anderson, Bailey, Gutmann, Knodel, Low, Neidert, Sylvester, Weir).

Vietnam

Proposal for a workshop on comparative analysis of aging in Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam (Knodel) 2013.

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

Zambia

Perceptions of Violence Against Women in Africa (Pierotti) 2011-2012.

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