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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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Apply by Jan 8 for NIA-supported PSC post-doc fellowship, to begin Sept 1, 2018

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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Mon, Jan 22, 2018, noon: Narayan Sastry

Nepali woman carries basket

Ideas and behavior in rural Nepal

4/8/2011 feature story

In this five-year study, Arland Thornton, Bill Axinn, Jennifer Barber, and Dirgha Ghimire investigate how shifting ideational factors -- by themselves and in combination with changing socioeconomic conditions -- are influencing family behavior in rural Nepal.

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William G. Axinn
Jennifer S. Barber
Dirgha J. Ghimire
Arland Thornton

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