U-M was one of 27 universities across the nation sponsored by the Association of American Universities to participate in a survey regarding non-consensual sexual behaviors involving college students. Helping with the survey was ISR researcher Bill Axinn, who conducted an earlier, similar survey of U of M alone.

David Lam, one of the world’s leading scholars in economic demography, researches the interaction of economics and demography in developing countries. Lam’s current research projects include analysis of the links between education and income inequality in Brazil and South Africa, the impact of demographic change on labor markets, and the links between birth rates and education in developing countries.

IRIS was founded with support from the Alfred P. Sloan and Ewing Marion Kauffman foundations. The institute collects record level administrative data from its member institutions and uses those data to produce secondary de-identified research data that can support research that will improve our ability to understand, explain and improve the public value of research.

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