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Stephenson et al find "alarmingly high rates" of intimate partner violence among male couples

Stafford's findings on gender gap in children's allowances suggest entrenched nature of wage gap

Sastry et al. find parents with childhood trauma more likely to have children with behavioral health problems

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Social Science One making available data that "may rival the total amount that currently exists in the social sciences"

West et al. examine HS seniors' nonmedical use of prescription stimulants to boost study

Bobbi Low retires

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Michigan Population Studies Center

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Inglehart on 50 years of cultural change across the globe

In this new book, Ronald Inglehart traces and analyzes key global shifts in culture during the past 5 decades, distilling these into a presentation of the Evolutionary Modernization theory.

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New PSC program stimulates population science at U-M

The Population Dynamics and Health Program stimulates and supports cross-disciplinary and early-career researchers' work in population science at U-M. PDHP is funded by NICHD and led by Jeff Morenoff, Narayan Sastry, and Bill Axinn.

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DMACS builds partnerships, collects vital data in metro Detroit

Built upon the long-running DAS, the Detroit Metropolitan Area Communities Survey serves as a nexus for data gathering and analysis crucial to place-based investments, policies, and resource allocation in metro Detroit.

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US tobacco control policies and smoking disparities by SES, race, age

PSC researchers Michael Elliott, Megan Patrick and Paula Lantz analyze the health equity impact on Americans of extant and emerging tobacco control policies.

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CDS Online Data Center enhances accessibility, functionality

Data from a part of PSID's longitudinal panel study focused on children, the Child Development Supplement, are being made available via a new online data center led by Narayan Sastry and Paula Fomby.

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) and the National Institute on Aging (P30AG012846).

Michigan Center on the Demography of Aging, MiCDA
MiCDA, a joint program of PSC & SRC spurs new research on aging