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Davis-Kean et al. link children's self-perceptions to their math and reading achievement

Yang and Mahajan examine how hurricanes impact migration to the US

Patrick and colleagues analyze high-intensity drinking among adolescents

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Pamela Smock elected to PAA Committee on Publications

Viewing the eclipse from ISR-Thompson

Paula Fomby to succeed Jennifer Barber as Associate Director of PSC

PSC community celebrates Violet Elder's retirement from PSC

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Mon, Sept 11, 2017, noon:
Welcoming of Postdoctoral Fellows: Angela Bruns, Karra Greenberg, Sarah Seelye and Emily Treleaven

Value of the 'Women's Card' in governments around the world

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"The ‘Women’s Card’? We Measured, and It’s Not Worth Much" - New York Times. 04/27/2016.

In response to Donald Trump's recent claim that Hillary Clinton is playing the 'women's card,' Justin Wolfers says that data show it's a card that's "particularly unhelpful in the United States." When looking at parliamentary seats held by women, 2006-2015, Wolfers and company find that the U.S.elects proportionately fewer women than nearly every other developed nation in the world.

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