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Shaefer says the details matter in child tax reform

Prescott says Michigan's restrictive sex offender law hurts social reentry

Yang's work suggests Hurricane Maria will prompt increased migration from Puerto Rico to US

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Mon, Oct 23, 2017, noon: Carol Shiue, "Social Mobility in China, 1300-1800"

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U-M is the only public and non-coastal university on Forbes' top-10 list for billionaire production

ASA President Bonilla-Silva takes exception with Chief Justice Roberts' 'gobbledygook' jab

Nobel laureate Angus Deaton, David Lam, and colleagues discuss global poverty, 10/5, 4pm

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Michigan Population Studies Center

Digitally linked records

How good are automated record linkage methods?

To facilitate the formation of the massive LIFE-M longitudinal dataset, Martha Bailey, Catherine Massey, and Eytan Adar are analyzing the performance of and cross-population inferences for the most common automated linking algorithms.

Chitwan, Nepal

Identifying causative factors in mental health disorders

William Axinn, Dirgha Ghimire, and Colter Mitchell examine social, environmental, and genetic precedents to the onset of psychiatric disorders in Nepal.

Woman in drug store

How does increased access to contraception impact life events?

Martha Bailey, Jennifer Barber, Vanessa Dalton, Daniel Eisenberg, and Alfia Karimova use large administrative datasets to study the effects on pregnancy, parenting, partnering, education, mental health, and other outcomes of increased financial access to contraception.

South Africans carrying firewood

Aging with HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sanyu Mojola draws on a wealth of data to examine HIV risk factors and protective factors - and the role of social context in shaping individual behavior - among rural South Africans in their middle to older years.

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