PSC In The News

RSS Feed icon

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

More News

Next Brown Bag

Mon, Jan 22, 2018, noon: Narayan Sastry

Highlights

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

More Highlights

PSC Info Blog

Michigan Population Studies Center

Digitally linked records

How good are automated record linkage methods?

To facilitate the formation of the massive LIFE-M longitudinal dataset, Martha Bailey, Catherine Massey, and Eytan Adar are analyzing the performance of and cross-population inferences for the most common automated linking algorithms.

Chitwan, Nepal

Identifying causative factors in mental health disorders

William Axinn, Dirgha Ghimire, and Colter Mitchell examine social, environmental, and genetic precedents to the onset of psychiatric disorders in Nepal.

Woman in drug store

How does increased access to contraception impact life events?

Martha Bailey, Jennifer Barber, Vanessa Dalton, Daniel Eisenberg, and Alfia Karimova use large administrative datasets to study the effects on pregnancy, parenting, partnering, education, mental health, and other outcomes of increased financial access to contraception.

South Africans carrying firewood

Aging with HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa

Sanyu Mojola draws on a wealth of data to examine HIV risk factors and protective factors - and the role of social context in shaping individual behavior - among rural South Africans in their middle to older years.

Parents and child in field

Childhood family structure and economic disadvantage

Deirdre Bloom analyzes how family structure and stability in childhood contribute to intergenerational income mobility.

Michigan's Population Studies Center,
established in 1961, has a rich history as an interdisciplinary community of scholars in population research and training. PSC is one of five centers within the University of Michigan's Institute for Social Research (ISR). More...

PSC receives core funding from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (R24 HD041028) and the National Institute on Aging (P30 AG012846).

Michigan Center on the Demography of Aging, MiCDA
MiCDA, a joint program of PSC & SRC spurs new research on aging