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State & Hill

America Unequal

Jan 5, 2012
The Last Word Distinguished University Professor Sheldon H. Danziger is one of the nation's foremost experts on poverty and inequality. He has led the National Poverty Center (NPC) since 2002. S&H: Tell us about the NPC's Michigan Recession...

Brian Jacob receives U-M Faculty Recognition Award

Oct 3, 2011
Faculty Recognition AwardsFaculty Recognition Awards are intended for faculty early in their careers who have demonstrated substantive contributions to the university through achievements in scholarly research and/or creative endeavors; excellence...
State & Hill

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...
State & Hill

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...
State & Hill

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.
Ford School

Michigan's recession and recovery: Opportunities for the research, non-profit, and civic engagement communities

Nov 19, 2012, 1:30-3:30 pm EST
University of Michigan Detroit Center 3663 Woodward Avenue
This event will bring together a variety of stakeholders to discuss what we know, what we are doing, and what can be done to address the continued hardships faced by many Michigan residents in the wake of the Great Recession and the current slow economic recovery. Researchers from the University of Michigan will set the context for the discussion through a presentation of results from the Michigan Recession and Recovery Study (MRRS), based on recent interviews with over 800 households in the Detroit area.
Ford School