The Wisconsin Families Study is an evaluation of Project GAIN, a program in Milwaukee County funded by the Wisconsin Children’s Trust Fund to assist families in accessing economic resources, reducing financial stressors, and increasing income stability for the children and adults in the home.
The Harvard Second Generation Study (G2) seeks to understand the intergenerational factors that contribute to healthy aging. In the mid-1940s, over 700 young men in Boston participated in extensive interviews about life and health.
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UWSC investigator Katherine Magnuson featured in “Fueling Discovery,” in the Wisconsin State Journal.
Katherine Magnuson, Professor of Social Work and Associate Director of the Institute For Research on Poverty, has conducted research about early child care, working with UWSC. Professor Magnuson and her work were recently featured in the special supplement to the Wisconsin State Journal sponsored by the College of Letters and Science.
In 2017, UWSC conducted Wave 3 of the CalYOUTH study, surveying 616 21-year-old youth. This study follows up on surveys of the same young people when they were approaching the age of majority in California’s foster care system at age 17 and again when they were 19 years old. Similar to Waves 1 and 2, the study collected data on a wide range of youth outcomes in in areas such as physical and mental health, education and employment, and relationships and families.
UWSC’s Nathan Jones giving talk at Center for Demography and Ecology’s Computational Demography Summer Seminar
UWSC's Nathan Jones will be giving a talk as part of the Center for Demography and Ecology's Computational Demography summer seminar.
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