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Brown: Evidence indicates increasing minimum wage has a modest negative impact on employment in the short term

Wagner and Heeringa study facets of suicide risk among US Army soldiers

Shaefer on study showing US spends less on poorest children, more on the elderly, than it did 20 years ago

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Call for Papers: PSID User Conference 2018: Child Wellbeing and Outcomes in Childhood, Young Adulthood, and over the Lifecourse

Martha Bailey elected to the board of the Society of Labor Economists

Patrick Kline wins SOLE's Sherwin Rosen Prize for "Outstanding Contributions in the Field of Labor Economics"

Charlie Brown elected to the board of the Society of Labor Economists

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Former PSC trainee Jay Borchert parlays past incarceration and doctoral degree into pursuing better treatment of inmates

a PSC In The News reference, 2016

"Graduation After Incarceration: a Rackham Student Earns His Ph.D." - Rackham News. 11/30/2016.

At just 10 years out of prison, Jay Borchert is on his way to a tenure-track faculty position. His teaching, research, and activism interests? The treatment of inmates and former inmates. Population Studies Center Director Jeff Morenoff, who along with Dave Harding served as Jay's mentor during his traineeship at the Center, says Jay's life experiences "give him a perspective that few academics have and it also fuels him with a passion for his work that few others can match."

Jay's U-M website

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