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Antisocial children more likely to end up chronically unemployed and in poverty

[ 9 Aug 2017 ]

Ann Arbor—Live fast and die young—it’s a popular saying that could ring a little truer than is comfortable, according to a recent University of Michigan study. Jukka Savolainen of the U-M Institute for Social Research found that people who, as…

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News, Surveys of Consumers

Consumer sentiment lower but still favorable

[ 28 Jul 2017 ]

ANN ARBOR—Consumer sentiment continued to slowly fall in the July survey, although the overall level still remains quite favorable, according to the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers. The small decline amounted to 5.1 Index-points below the January peak, which…