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Xu et al find lower cognition at midlife for adults born during China's 1959-61 famine

UM's Wolfers on separating deep expertise from partisanship in analyses of economic condtions

Findings by Burgard, Kalousova, and Seefeldt on the mental health impact of job insecurity

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Mon, Jan 22, 2018, noon: Narayan Sastry

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On Giving Blue Day, help support the next generation through the PSC Alumni Grad Student Support Fund or ISR's Next Gen Fund

Bailey et al. find higher income among children whose parents had access to federal family planning programs in the 1960s and 70s

U-M's campus climate survey results discussed in CHE story

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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.

Parents and child in field

Childhood family structure and economic disadvantage

Deirdre Bloom analyzes how family structure and stability in childhood contribute to intergenerational income mobility.

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