The mission of the University of Michigan’s Population Studies Center is to foster and support innovative interdisciplinary research and training in demography; to help energize and diversify the field of population studies; and to enhance insight and policy on population issues via broad dissemination of research findings.
Children who enter kindergarten after experiencing repeated household changes are more likely to display problem behaviors that inhibit learning and disrupt classrooms, Paula Fomby of the University of Michigan and Stefanie Mollborn of the University of Colorado show. Such changes include residential moves and shifts in family composition and household routines. Their findings—coupled with other…Read More
Births to teenage mothers in the United States have hit record lows for eight successive years, but experts are quick to point out that U.S. teen birth rates are far above those in other high-income countries.Read More