Combatting COVID-19 in Mozambique study finds pandemic driven income decline and food insecurity along with mixed knowledge and beliefs
Formerly incarcerated people who got their records expunged were more likely to stay out of trouble and get steadier, higher-paying jobs than those who did not.
March 8 was International Women's Day. To celebrate, we highlight some of the women who have shaped ISR and the field of social research.
Using PSID data, Fabian Pfeffer finds that grandparent wealth is a unique predictor of grandchildren's wealth, above and beyond the role of parent wealth, and that the advantages of family wealth begin early in life.
Using PSID data, Paula Fomby and Kelly Musick find that the development benefits realized by children spending time with their mothers do not vary by the nature of this shared time, as has been suggested by prior research.
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Robert Schoeni et al determine whether COVID-related risk-taking behavior was different among Republicans, Democrats, and Independents, in adults with elevated chance of severe complications from COVID–19
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 (P2CHD041028). The Population Dynamics and Health Program (PDHP) , which supports research in population health, is part of PSC.
- August 19
- Introduction to Multi-Level Models (Kris Preacher, Vanderbilt)
- Sept 13
- PSC Postdoctoral Training Program: Introductions and Updates
- Sept 15
- Intro to the Chitwan Valley Family Study (CVFS): A 25-year Panel Study for Population and Ecological Research
- Sept 27
- How the Measurement and Meaning of Family Structure Shape Research on Young Adult Racial Inequality (Christina Cross, Bethany Letiecq, and Paula Fomby)
- Sept 29
- Unprecedented: The Expansion of the Social Safety Net During the COVID Era and Its Impacts on Poverty and Hardship (Luke Shaefer)
- Nov 1
- Consequences of Receiving Versus Being Denied a Wanted Abortion (Diana Greene Foster)
- Nov 29
- The Gender Gap in Summer Work Interruptions (Melanie Wasserman)