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Work by Geronimus cited in account of Serena Williams' maternal health complications

Alexander and Massey compare outcomes for children whose parents did and did not take part in Great Migration

Geronimus on pushing past early dismissal of her weathering hypothesis

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Chyn finds new evidence of harmful long-term effects of growing up in disadvantaged neighborhoods

a PSC In The News reference, 2016

"Growing Up in a Bad Neighborhood Does More Harm Than We Thought" - New York Times. 03/25/2016.

PSC trainee Eric Chyn compares adult outcomes of children displaced by the demolition of public housing in Chicago to peers who grew up in nearby public housing. The displaced families relocated to private market housing using vouchers. He finds that adults whose families were displaced from public housing are 9% more likely to be employed and earn 16% more than their peers who grew up in public housing.

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More Media Coverage:

The American Prospect. When the Poor Move, Do They Move Up?. 4/6/2016.

Slate. Getting Poor Kids out of Poor Neighborhoods Helps Even More Than We Thought. 4/8/2016.

Chicago Magazine. Even for Most Disadvantaged Families, Housing Relocation Pays for Itself. 4/15/2016.

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