September 26, 2020

Survey Research Center

  1. January 9, 2020

    Researchers get $6.7M to study poverty’s effect on brain systems

    U-M researchers have won a $6.7 million grant to study how poverty-related adversity increases risk for anxiety and depression, especially for low-income and African-American people.

  2. September 3, 2019

    Matthew Shapiro named director of Survey Research Center

    Matthew D. Shapiro has been named director of the Survey Research Center, the world’s leading university-based center for survey research in the social sciences.

  3. 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, a new U-M study shows.

  4. May 24, 2017

    Black youth, teen girls, see slower decline in frequent binge drinking

    U-M researchers have found the proportion of teens who frequently binge drink has declined, but that decline is slower among black youth, adolescent girls and adolescents of a low socioeconomic status.

  5. May 9, 2017

    Study of family incomes, spending shows rich getting richer

    Families with the highest incomes continue to experience increases in income at a higher rate than the average family, according to an ongoing U-M study.

  6. October 28, 2016

    Survey shows public interest in science high, literacy constant

    While public interest in science continues to grow, the level of U.S. scientific literacy remains largely unchanged, according to a survey by the Institute for Social Research.

  7. October 13, 2016

    U-M launches Youth Policy Lab to improve young lives

    Researchers at U-M have launched a new lab designed to help state and local agencies, social service providers, nonprofits and educators improve life outcomes for Michigan youth.

  8. April 15, 2014

    Trivellore Raghunathan named Survey Research Center director

    Trivellore Raghunathan has been appointed director of the Survey Research Center at the Institute for Social Research.