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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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.
- March 16
- Ben Domingue(Stanford) and Erin Ware, "Sociogenomics and Polygenic Scores"
- March 24
- James S. Jackson's Continuing Legacy and Contributions to Social and Behavioral Research on Black Americans
- March 29
- Trent Alexander, "Decennial Census Digitization and Linkage Project"
- April 5
- Paula Fomby, Christina Cross, Bethany Letiecq, "How the Measurement and Meaning of Family Structure Shape Research on Young Adult Racial Inequality"
- April 19
- Andrés Villarreal (University of California, Los Angeles), "Earnings Assimilation of Second-and Later-Generation Men: Evidence from Administrative Records"