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Demand-side solutions to health disparities

Dec 6, 2010
Professor Jim House is on a research leave this year as a visiting scholar at the Russell Sage Foundation in New York City. From his office on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, he's writing a new book, tentatively titled Beyond Sicko and Health Care...
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Skipping doses, splitting pills in southeastern Michigan

Dec 6, 2010
Metro Detroit residents have made difficult decisions to weather the "Great Recession" that began in December 2007—in some cases, to the detriment of their own health. That is one of the early findings from the Michigan Recession and Recovery Survey...
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The right place at the right time, unfortunately

Sep 16, 2009
National Poverty Center surveying effects of recession and federal stimulus on Southeast Michigan workers and families Long affected by the loss of well-paid manufacturing jobs, workers and families in Southeast Michigan have been hit especially...

Persistence and Fadeout in the Impacts of Child and Adolescent Interventions

Mar 11, 2016, 12:00-1:30 pm EST
Institute for Social Research Room 1430B
When interventions target cognitive skills or behaviors, capacities or beliefs, promising impacts at the end of the programs often disappear quickly. This paper seeks to identify the key features of interventions, as well as the characteristics and environments of the children and adolescents who participate in them, that can be expected to sustain persistently beneficial program impacts.
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