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Consumer spending keeps economy afloat in June

[ 24 Jun 2016 ]

ANN ARBOR—Consumers were a bit less optimistic in June due to rising concerns about prospects for the economy, according to the University of Michigan (U-M) Surveys of Consumers. While no recession is anticipated, consumers increasingly expect a slower pace of…


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Article using ICPSR’s NCAA archive data explores influence of student-athlete identity on GPA

[ 23 Jun 2016 ]

How student-athletes identify themselves directly influences their GPA, according to research findings published in the June edition of Social Science Quarterly. GPAs are “directly influenced by their athletic versus academic identity, the athletic context including the coach’s influence, and the…