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June 17, 2019

Institute for Social Research

June 5, 2019

U-M research projects contribute $4.77B to economy over 15 years

The University of Michigan contributed $4.77 billion to the national economy through vendor contracts and subcontracts between 2002 and 2017, according to a new report.

More than 4,000 minority-owned, woman-owned and small businesses supplied goods and services to support the U-M research enterprise during that period.

May 6, 2019

Campus briefs

SACUA honors recently deceased member Sarah Lippert

May 14, 2018

Medicaid expansion leaves more money in recipients' pockets

Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act reduced out-of-pocket medical expenses, allowing the poorest Americans to allocate their money for other life necessities, according to a new University of Michigan study.

January 10, 2018

Obituary: James N. Morgan

James N. Morgan, an economist who created the longest-running intergenerational household survey in the world, died Jan. 8 at University of Michigan Hospital. He was 99 and lived in Ann Arbor.

May 24, 2017

Political violence gets under kids' skin — and may stay

When children are victims of political violence, they tend to become more aggressive with members of their own peer group, and that aggression tends to linger as they age, according to a University of Michigan study.

January 30, 2017

Engaging youth is key to understanding terrorism, researchers say

Engaging with youth involved in or susceptible to violent extremism is key in helping the U.S. government understand — and combat— terrorist groups such as Al Qaeda and the Islamic State, according to a position paper published in the journal Science.

January 9, 2017

Junot Diaz to give Institute for Social Research lecture

Renowned author Junot Diaz will deliver the 2017 Institute for Social Research MLK Lecture at noon Jan. 18 in the Rackham Auditorium.

The free lecture is open to the campus community and the public, and will conclude with a 30-minute Q-and-A session.

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