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

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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

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Michigan Population Studies Center

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.

Mother helps young daughter with homework

Unraveling the connection between unintended pregnancy and education

Akilah Wise, Arline Geronimus, and Pamela Smock analyze the links between educational attainment, early education advantage, and unintended pregnancy.

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