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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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Robert Wood Johnson Foundation health leadership development programs accepting applications

AA named 2018 Best Place to Live in America (out of 100 cities)

Remembering Jim Morgan, founding member of ISR and creator of the PSID

1/17/18: ISR screening and discussion of documentary "Class Divide" at Michigan Theater

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Mon, Jan 22, 2018, noon: Narayan Sastry

U-M's Wolfers on study showing "outright hostility" toward women in economics

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"Evidence of a Toxic Environment for Women in Economics" - New York Times. 08/18/2017.

Alice Wu, who will begin as a doctoral student at Harvard in 2018, wrote a senior thesis at Berkeley which analyzed more than a million posts from the anonymous online message board Economics Job Market Rumors - examining terms most commonly associated wit posts about men and about women. As Justin Wolfers says in this NYT opinion piece: "The 30 words most uniquely associated with discussions of women make for uncomfortable reading." Wu also evaluated the underlying themes for postings about men and women, finding that those about men were more likely to be confined to economics while those about women were more likely to address personal matters.

Wu's paper

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