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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'

Work of Cigolle, Ofstedal et al. cited in Forbes story on frailty risk among the elderly

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

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

ISR's program in Society, Population, and Environment (SPE) focuses on social change and social issues worldwide.

McEniry and Schoeni host Conference on Long-run Impacts of Early Life Events

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Recipients of PSC Small Fund Awards

Albert Hermalin Scholars Fund

Prem B. Bhandari. Data Dissemination and Data Analysis Workshop in Nepal. 2013-.

Narayan Sastry. India Travel Grant to Develop a New Research Collaboration. 2013-2014.

Prem B. Bhandari, Dirgha Ghimire. Data Dissemination and Data Analysis Workshop in Nepal. 2011-2012.

Arland Thornton. Developmental Idealism. 2011-2012.

Arland Thornton. Developmental Idealism Workshop. 2010-2011.

Dirgha Ghimire. Small Grant to Enhance Social Science Research Capacity in Nepal. 2009-2010.

Eva L. Mueller New Directions in Economics and Demography Fund

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

Jay Borchert. American Corrections: Why and how U.S. prisons reshape and refine American inequality. 2013-2014.

Katherine Lin. Navigating the Boundaries of Work and Family as a Female Professional: Cohort Comparisons of the Experiences of Physicians. 2013-2014.

Lori Wallace. Risk of Trauma Exposure and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Among Children Who Experience Parental Incarceration. 2013-2014.

Akilah Wise. Unintended Pregnancy and Educational Advantage: The Experience of Pregnancy Anticipation among Diverse Women. 2013-2014.

Dean Yang, Catherine Ambler. Channeling Remittances toward Human Capital Investment in Central America. 2013-2014.

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

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

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

Marta Murray-Close. Job Seekers’ Survey. 2011-2012.

Manuela Angelucci. Understanding peer effects. 2011-2012.

Jessica Hoel. Perceptions of Wealth and the Demand for Health. 2011-2012.

Lauren Nicholas. Inside the Health and Education Gradient: High School Grades and Health Care Utilization. 2011-2012.

Keera Allendorf. Perceptions of Family Change and Marital Quality among Nepalis. 2010-2011.

Rachael Pierotti. Tanzanians Gender Ideologies and How They Influence Life Chances and Guide Behavior. 2010-2011.

Rebecca L. Thornton. Unconventional Safer Sex Strategies. 2010-2011.

Martha J. Bailey. Summer Support for Students. 2010-2011.

Amy Hsin. Does Material Time Matter for Children's Cognitive Outcomes? An Instrumental Variable Approach. 2009-2010.

Lauren Nicholas. The Effect of Family Size on Health and Well-Being at Retirement: Evidence from the Great Depression. 2009-2010.

Helen Levy. Medicare Part D and Crowd-Out of Employer-Provided Drug Coverage. 2009-2010.

Martha J. Bailey. The Impact of Family Planning Programs on the Health and Well-Being of US Women and Children, 1960-1980. 2007-2009.

Danya Keene. Moving West: The Experience of former Chicago Public Housing Residents in Eastenr Iowa. 2007-2009.

Rebecca L. Thornton. Menstruation and Education in Nepal: Follow-up Study. 2007-2009.

Taryn Dinkelman. The impact of rural electrification on female labor supply and health: Evidence from post-apartheid South Africa. 2006-2008.

Colter Mitchell. Spouse Selection in Nepal: From Love Marriage to Arranged Marriage. 2006-2007.

Marshall Weinberg Endowment Fund

Yasamin Kusunoki. Dynamic Patterns of Contraceptive Use among Young Women. 2014-2015.

Jason Kerwin. Effect of Income Timing and Structure on Savings and Consumption Behavior. 2013-2014.

Dean Yang, Catherine Ambler. Channeling Remittances toward Human Capital Investment in Central America. 2013-2014.

Prem B. Bhandari. Measurement of Remittance Use in a Remittance Dependent Economy. 2012-2013.

Emily Beam. Reducing Imperfect Information Among Jobseekers in the Philippines. 2011-2012.

Elizabeth Eve Bruch. Scaling and Segregation Dynamics. 2010-2011.

Sarah Burgard. The Michigan Recession and Recovery Survey: Wave One Data Preparation and Initial Analysis. 2010-2011.

Zheng Mu, Yu Xie. Study of Muslim Families in Gansu, China. 2007-2009.

Nathalie Williams. Armed Conflict and Individual Decision-Making. 2006-2007.

Marshall Weinberg International Travel Fund

Jeffrey Swindle. The Developmental Hierarchy Cultural Schema. Support for Conference Travel to Japan. 2014-2015.

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

Jason Kerwin. Effect of Income Timing and Structure on Savings and Consumption Behavior. 2013-2014.

Qing Lai. A Systematic Investigation of Chinese Adult Higher Education. 2013-2014.

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

Anne Fitzpatrick. Going, Going, Gone Bananas: The Effects of Crop Disease. 2011-2012.

Emily Beam. Reducing Imperfect Information Among Jobseekers in the Philippines. 2011-2012.

Jessica Hoel. Perceptions of Wealth and the Demand for Health. 2011-2012.

Marshall Weinberg Research Fellowship

Isaac Sorkin. Essays on Equilibrium in Labor Markets. 2013-2014.

Siwei Cheng. Unequal Trajectories: Three Papers on Inequality over the Life Course. 2013-2014.

Linnea Evans. Racial disparities in the timing of hypertension onset: time-use as a proxy for early-life disadvantage and predictor of stress and early-onset hypertension. 2013-2014.

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

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

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

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

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

Alexandra Achen Killewald. What Money Buys and Family Costs: Three Papers on the Work-Family Intersection. 2010-2011.

Jessica Hoel. Determinants of Sharing between Spouses: Experimental Evidence from Rural Kenya. 2010-2011.

Brad Hershbein. Three Essays on Labor Market Entry. 2010-2011.

Kristin Seefeldt. The Changing Safety Net: Low Income Families’ Economic Survival Strategies During a Recession. 2009-2010.

Susan Godlonton. Employee Crime and Monitoring in Malawi. 2009-2010.

Brian Kovak. Regional Labor Market Effects of Trade Policy: Evidence from Brazilian Liberalization. 2008-2009.

Meeta Sainju Pradhan. Examining Social Exclusion of Caste and Ethnic Groups in Community Activities in Nepal. 2008-2009.

Sun-Jae Hwang. Socioeconomic Polarization and Personal Well-being under Neoliberal Restructuring:Implications of South Korea since the 1997 Asian Financial Crisis. 2007-2008.

Colter Mitchell. Whose Will Dominates? Individual, Family and Community Influences on Participation in Spouse Selection. 2006-2007.

Taryn Dinkelman. The effects of rural electrification on employment: New evidence from South Africa. 2006-2007.

Sarah Brauner-Otto. Schools, health services, employers, and family related beliefs and behaviors: A study in Nepal. 2005-2006.

PSC Alumni Graduate Support Fund

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

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

PSC Initiatives Fund

Dustin Brown. Educational Spillovers and Adult Health in the United States. 2014-2015.

Patrick Coate. Proximity and Two-Way Intergenerational Resource Flows in the US. 2014-2015.

Jennifer S. Barber. The Potential for Teen Pregnancy Interventions via the Pharmacy. 2014-2015.

Arline T. Geronimus. Pilot Feasibility Study for R01 submission to test Jedi Public Health approach. 2014-2015.

Pawel Krolikowski. Measuring and Modeling the Experience of Displaced Workers. 2014-2015.

Jennifer S. Barber. Group-Based Trajectory Modeling of Pregnancy Desire in Young Adulthood. 2013-2014.

Elizabeth Eve Bruch. Asymmetrical Response to Positive and Negative Change in Neighborhood Composition. 2013-2014.

Jamie Budnick. Barriers to Mixed Methods Research: Non-heterosexual Behavior, Attraction, & Identity in Survey Research & Beyond. 2013-2014.

Jeffrey Morenoff, David J. Harding. Effect of Incarceration on Health. 2013-2014.

Amelia Karraker, Robert F. Schoeni. Psychological Human Capital and Health across the Life Course: Evidence from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics. 2013-2014.

Yasamin Kusunoki. Relationship Violence: The Role of Dynamic Relationship Processes. 2013-2014.

Katherine Lin. Navigating the Boundaries of Work and Family as a Female Professional: Cohort Comparisons of the Experiences of Physicians. 2013-2014.

Colter Mitchell. Social Inequality and Telomere Length in Fragile Families. 2013-2014.

Javier Rodriguez. The effects of racial disparities in health and aging on the future racial composition of the electorate. 2013-2014.

Robert F. Schoeni. Historical Trends in Parental Financial Support of Young Adults. 2013-2014.

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

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

George C. Alter. American Indian Demography and Reservation Settlement. 2012-2013.

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

David Mickey-Pabello. Unemployment and Post-unemployment Outcomes circa the Great Recession: The sequential link between unemployment and education. 2012-2013.

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

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

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

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

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

Jennifer S. Barber. Developmental Idealism in the U.S.: Acceptance among a Sample of Young Women. 2011-2012.

James Burke. Real World Outcomes after Intra-Arterial Thrombolysis. 2011-2012.

Neil Mehta. Contribution of Obesity to International Differences in Life Expectancy. 2011-2012.

Kristin Turney. Health Inequalities and the Reproduction of Disadvantage in Early Childhood. 2011-2012.

Megan Andrew, Margaret Hicken. Maternal and infant health in the age of (changing) segregation. 2011-2012.

Arland Thornton. Developmental Idealism. 2011-2012.

Cassandra Dorius. Family Instability from a Child’s Perspective. 2011-2012.

Shawn F. Dorius. National Prestige Score Data Collection. 2011-2012.

William H. Frey. PSC Media Outreach for Census 2010. 2011-2012.

J.J. Prescott. The Effects of Sex Offender Laws on the Sexual Health of Minors and on the Residential Geography of Crime Commission. 2011-2012.

Jennifer S. Barber. Developmental Idealism in the U.S.: Acceptance among a Sample of Young Women. 2011-2012.

Jennifer S. Barber. The Role of Violence in the Processes Leading to Unintended Pregnancy. 2010-2011.

Danya Keene. Public Housing Demolition, Relocation and Health in Atlanta, Georgia. 2010-2011.

Yasamin Kusunoki. Characterizing Young Women’s Relationship Experiences. 2010-2011.

Elizabeth Eve Bruch, Jeffrey Morenoff. Unpacking Trends in Neighborhood Poverty, Affluence, and Economic Diversity, 1970-2010. 2010-2011.

Amy M. Pienta. Retirement in the 1950s: Rebuilding a Longitudinal Database. 2010-2011.

Pamela Smock. Integrating U.S. Fertility Surveys. 2010-2011.

Kristin Turney. Mental Health Correlates and Consequences of Romantic Relationships from Adolescence through Early Adulthood. 2010-2011.

Yu Xie. Modeling Individual-level Heterogeneity in Research on Racial Residential Segregation. 2010-2011.

Emily E. Wiemers. The Effect of Economic Conditions on Young Adult Behavior. 2010-2011.

Meeta Sainju Pradhan. Proposal for Travel and Data Collection: Examining Social Exclusion of Caste and Ethnic Groups in Community Level Collective Action in Nepal. 2009-2010.

Jessica Wyse. Race, Gender and the Administration of Justice in theCommunity Corrections System: a Case Study. 2009-2010.

PSC Pilot

Colter Mitchell, Christopher Monk. Population Neuroscience: A Pilot Project to Examine Poverty and Brain Imaging in Adolescence. 2014.

Elizabeth Eve Bruch, Fred Feinberg. The Co-Evolution of Individual Behavior & Social Environments. 2014.

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

Kelli Stidham Hall, Jennifer S. Barber, Yasamin Kusunoki, Heather Gatny. Young Women’s Mental Health, Psychosocial Circumstances, and Unintended Pregnancy Experiences. 2012-2013.

PSC-Ford Funds

Martha J. Bailey. Exploring the Determinants of Changes in 20th Century North American Childbearing. 2009-2010.

Anna Zajacova. The Effect of Cancer on Economic Well-Being of Survivors and Their Families. 2009-2010.

Martha J. Bailey. The Impact of Family Planning Programs on the Health and Well-Being of US Women and Children, 1960-1980. 2007-2009.

David J. Harding, Jeffrey Morenoff. Prisoner Reentry Pilot Study, Phase II. 2007-2009.

Dean Yang, Rebecca L. Thornton. Isolation, AIDS, and the Elderly: Data Collection and a Field Intervention in Malawi. 2007-2009.

Ronald and Deborah Freedman Fund for International Population Activities

Mary McEniry. Cross National Data on Early Life Conditions and Older Adult Health in Low, Middle and High Income Countries: A Pilot to Extend the Scope and Usability of the RELATE Data. 2014-2015.

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

Dirgha Ghimire. Capacity Building for International Social Science Research. 2013-2014.

Jason Kerwin. Effect of Income Timing and Structure on Savings and Consumption Behavior. 2013-2014.

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

William Story. A comparative approach to validating the measurement of social capital in Bangladesh. 2013-2014.

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

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

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

Prem B. Bhandari. Measurement of Remittance Use in a Remittance Dependent Economy. 2012-2013.

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

Caroline Sten Hartnett. Pregnancy Desires, Pre- and Post-Conception. 2012-2013.

Rebecca L. Thornton. Impact of Cash Grants among South African Youth. 2012-2013.

Fabian T. Pfeffer. Wealth and Opportunity in Sweden, the United States, and Germany. 2011-2012.

Arland Thornton. Demography, Family, and Developmental Idealism in the World’s Textbooks. 2011-2012.

Paul A. Burns. Intergenerational Linkages and AIDS: The South Africa Old Age Pension and Sexual Vulnerability Among Youth. 2011-2012.

Prem B. Bhandari, Dirgha Ghimire. Data Dissemination and Data Analysis Workshop in Nepal. 2011-2012.

David Lam, George C. Alter, Rachel C. Snow. Short course in analysis of census and survey data in Ghana. 2011-2012.

Keera Allendorf. Perceptions of Family Change and Marital Quality among Nepalis. 2010-2011.

Prem B. Bhandari. Research Capacity Building for International Social Science Research. 2010-2011.

Daniel G. Brown. Land Use Adaptation in Agro-Pastoral Communities on the Mongolian Plateau. 2010-2011.

Mark Padilla. Sexual Geographies and HIV Vulnerability Among Transgendered Sex Workers in the Eastern Dominican Republic. 2010-2011.

Arland Thornton. Developmental Idealism Workshop. 2010-2011.

Yu Xie. Support for co-hosting a conference at Renmin University at International Sociological Committee (RC28) on Social Stratification and Inequality. 2009-2010.

Deborah Lowry. Conference Presentation at the 2009 RC28 meeting in Beijing China, "The Role of Non-Cognitive Skills in Educational Achievement in Rural China. 2009-2010.

Jeffrey Morenoff. Economic Development and Changes in Crime and Risk Behaviors. 2009-2010.

Raj Arunachalam. Incentives for Life. 2009-2010.

Magdalena Cerdá, Jeffrey Morenoff, Ana Diez Roux, Luis Fernando Duque. Neighborhood transit-oriented development and health risk behaviors: using a social experiment to evaluate the impact of neighborhood change on health. 2007-2009.

Dirgha Ghimire, William Axinn, Stephanie Chardoul. Armed Conflict, Family Change and Mental Health. 2007-2009.

Rebecca L. Thornton. Menstruation and Education in Nepal: Follow-up Study. 2007-2009.

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