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Cabrera joins the National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families New research hub aims to improve policies and programs that serve Hispanic children and families Faculty impact, Gender, Family, and Social Change external
Longer maternity leaves could decrease the risk of postpartum depression Dagher urges employers to consider providing longer maternity leaves Gender, Family, and Social Change, Research, Faculty impact, Health in Social Context external
Parenthood Decisions and the Ticking Biological Clock Philip Cohen and Gneisha Dinwiddie investigate whether children born later in life are at greater risk for disabilities Research, Faculty impact external
Gneisha Dinwiddie Investigates Links Between Race, Lifelong Stress, and Cardiovascular Disease Ongoing social and economic stress leads to racial and ethnic disparities in cardiovascular disease outcomes Social and Economic Inequality, Research, Health in Social Context, Faculty impact external
Developing Nations: "Our Pollution is Your Consumption" MPRC Faculty Associate Klaus Hubacek demonstrates how material consumption in rich countries is fueled by pollution and environmental destruction in the develop... Faculty impact, People and Place, International, Social and Economic Inequality, Research, Geographic Sciences, Environment, World Bank, Hubacek external
Race, Gender, and Educational Achievement Odis Johnson investigates how social issues affect education Children, Johnson, Odis, Faculty impact, Ethnicity and race, Social and Economic Inequality, Research, Education, African American Studies, Odis Johnson, Child ... external
Affordable Care for All? Faculty associate Jerome Dugan investigates the relationship between socioeconomic status, health insurance coverage, and affordable quality care Faculty impact, Social and Economic Inequality, Research, Health in Social Context, Dugan, Health disparities, Public policy external
How Does Time Use Data Illuminate Important Social Patterns? Liana Sayer starts a new Time Use Lab at the University of Maryland Children, Sayer, Faculty impact, People and Place, Transition to adulthood, Child development, Research, Time use, Immigration, Sociology, Gender, Family, and S... external
Finding Economic Solutions for America Faculty associate Katharine Abraham brings home experience from two years serving on the White House Council of Economic Advisors Joint Program in Survey Methodology, Faculty impact, Economics, Research, Public policy, Employment, Abraham external
Race, Gender, and Obesity: How the Social Environment Constrains or Enables Physical Activity Faculty associate Rashawn Ray investigates the social and environmental changes needed in order to remove neighborhood barriers to regular physical exercise Faculty impact, People and Place, Ethnicity and race, Social and Economic Inequality, Research, Health in Social Context, Obesity, Health disparities, Sociology... external
More Young Adults Are Financially Dependent on Parents Than 50 Years Ago Demography article by Kahn, Goldscheider, and Garcia-Manglano examines changing family residence patterns Goldscheider, Demography, Faculty impact, Kahn, Employment, Research, Gender, Family, and Social Change, Economics, Social and Economic Inequality external
Families and Inequality Faculty Associate Philip Cohen brings sociology research to the public eye by tackling thorny issues about race, gender, family, and inequality in an online pub... Social and Economic Inequality, Sociology, Faculty impact, Cohen, Gender, Family, and Social Change, Research, Ethnicity and race, Women external
Using propensity scores for causal inference with covariate measurement error Faculty Associate Frauke Kreuter's project, an R01 funded by the National Institute of Mental Health, seeks to develop and assess new statistical methods Joint Program in Survey Methodology, Faculty impact, Survey methodology, Kreuter, Health in Social Context, Research external
Overcoming the Obstacles and Capitalizing on the Incentives for Climate Change Adaptation in Coastal Environmental Justice Communities Faculty Associate Michael Paolisso and colleagues examine how diverse communities under severe threat from climate change impacts view climate change Chesapeake Bay, Faculty impact, Environment, People and Place, Paolisso, Research external
Time Use Data Access System Sandra Hofferth continues Time Use project to extend data "backwards through time and geographically across countries" Faculty impact, Hofferth, International, Family Science, Gender, Family, and Social Change, Research, Time use, Minnesota Pop Center external
Multidimensional Pathways to Healthy Aging among Filipino Women Feinian Chen is working with the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, on an interdisciplinary study for the National Institute on Aging on health and func... Sociology, Faculty impact, Health in Social Context, Gender, Family, and Social Change, Research, Chen external
The Displaced New Orleans Residents Study MPRC Director Michael Rendall is working with Faculty Associate Paul Torrens, Geography, to analyze social, economic, and health outcomes for New Orleanians Geographic Sciences, People and Place, Social and Economic Inequality, Research, Sociology, Rendall, Faculty impact, Torrens external
Integrating Socio-Ecological Research and Collaborative Learning to Promote Marsh and Community Resilience Michael Paolisso is pursuing a mixed-method project, funded by NOAA through the University of New Hampshire, to examine the socio-ecological system of the Deal ... Chesapeake Bay, Faculty impact, Environment, People and Place, Anthropology, Paolisso, Research external
Sustainable Community Oriented Stormwater Management: A Sensible Strategy for the Chesapeake Bay Sacoby Wilson is Co-Investigator on an EPA-funded regional project focused on increasing Best Management Practices in a sensitive ecological zone Chesapeake Bay, Faculty impact, Environment, People and Place, Research, Wilson, MIAEH external
Change in Elderly Living Arrangements in Rural South Africa, 2000-2010 Sangeetha Madhavan project, an R03 funded by NICHD, examines the impact of HIV on the probability that an elderly person will face a transition in living arrang... Faculty impact, Health in Social Context, Gender, Family, and Social Change, Research, Madhavan, African American Studies, HIV / AIDS external

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