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MPRC faculty contribute to theoretical and applied developments in their various fields as well as to discussions that impact public policy. Some recent news stories are abstracted below.

Ray consulted on county naming controversy

Ray consulted on county naming controversy

Term 'Ward 9' links a part of Prince Georges County, Maryland, with Washington DC

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Associates win Early Stage Research grants

Two MPRC Faculty Associates selected by UMD Division of Research for Tier 1 grants

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Desai examines data in a post-truth age

Desai examines data in a post-truth age

The Hindu editorial comments on India National Policy on Official Statistics proposal

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Fenelon participates in Capitol Hill briefing

Fenelon participates in Capitol Hill briefing

Population Reference Bureau event "Grave Consequences: Why Some Americans Are No Longer Living Longer"

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'Silence is louder than statistics'

Op-Ed details limitations of sexual violence research in India

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Cohen comments on geneology big data project

Cohen comments on geneology big data project

New York Times article reports on "world's largest family tree" research

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Roberts examines health impact of rail line

Article in the International Journal of Environmental Resources and Public Health

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Abraham, Kearney map labor changes

Abraham, Kearney map labor changes

Washington Post Wonkblog item gives detailed report on findings

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MacDorman research measures impact of maternal mortality reporting mess in the U.S.

MacDorman research measures impact of maternal mortality reporting mess in the U.S.

Marian MacDorman and Marie Thoma (UMD) and Eugene Declercq (Boston) urge improved data collection to reduce maternal mortality

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