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  • Emily Miller (PIPS/JDP) has won an NSF graduate research fellowship. Emily is among only 9 students nationally to win the award for the field "Public Policy". In her work she will study the interlinkages between family structure, household expenditures, and consumption-based measures of poverty across different levels of rurality. Congratulations Emily!
  • How Working-Class Life Is Killing Americans Anne C.Case, Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Emeritus and Angus Deaton, Nobel laureate in economics continued digging into the data, it became clear that the grim trends didn’t apply only to middle-aged whites. Up and down the age spectrum, deaths of despair have been surging for people without a four-year college degree.
  • Magaly Sanchez has been selected for a Fulbright award to Colombia. Magaly will continue her work on Venezuelan International Migration to Colombia.
  • Conley named AAAS Fellow Dalton Conley, Henry Putnam University Professor in Sociology, has been named a 2019 fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) for his socially distinguished work.
  • Congratulations Kate Jaeger, Research Director of the Fragile Families Projects Please join us in congratulating Kate on her well-deserved promotion.