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Affordable Care Act Helped Make Health Insurance Access More Equal, but Racial and Ethnic Gaps Remain

U-M Economist Thomas Buchmueller and Survey Research Center Research Professor Helen Levy co-author a study about Medicare and how it has disproportionately helped minorities in the United States. March 3, 2020. #5mins #web-article #InstituteforSocialResearch #Health/Wellness #Society #healthcare #Medicare/Medicaid #Inequality #RaceandEthnicity ​​​​​​​​​​


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UM-Dearborn Research Prompts Detroit to Review Link Between Housing Instability and Tax Auctions

U-M Dearborn Assistant Professor Joshua Akers and team's research paper has prompted the city of Detroit to review their housing instability and the link it has to tax auctions. January 9, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #U-MDearbornNews ​​​​ #Society #GovernmentandPolitics #Inequality #Detroit #housing #JoshuaAkers ​​​​​​


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Home-Cooked Meals Linked to Higher Diet Quality but Lower-Income Americans Still Fall Behind

A U-M study finds that Americans who cook meals at home frequently are more likely to have an overall better quality diet, but the association between cooking at home and diet quality differs between high and low income populations. January 13, 2020. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #HealthandWellness #Society #Children #Inequality #YouthandAdolescents ​​​​​​​​​ #Food/Drink ​


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U-M Research Shows How Wealth Begets Educational Disparity

U-M Professor in the Combined Program in Education and Psychology & Educational Studies Matthew Diemer and colleagues find that wealth may have a greater impact on educational disparities than income. November 11, 2019. #5mins #web-article #MichiganNews #Society #HigherEducation #Inequality


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Dewar Co-Authors Study on Property Tax Relief and Foreclosure Prevention in Detroit

Professor Emerita Margaret Dewar discusses her research about property tax delinquency, and the impact of reduced institutional barriers of property tax on the number of owner occupied foreclosures. November 5, 2019. # #ArchitectureandUrbanPlanning #web-article #TaubmanCollegeofArchitectureandUrbanPlanning #Society #Inequality #UrbanPlanning #MargaretDewar ​​​​​​​​


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Rethinking Authenticity: U-M Art Professor Explores Intersection of Power, Labor and Consumerism

Art & Design Professor Rebekah Modrak discusses her artwork and how it displays social inequalities and the disconnect between socioeconomic classes in America. October 23, 2019. # #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #ArtsandCulture #Society #Inequality #ArtandDesign #SafiyaMerchant #RebekahModrak


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Elizabeth Moje Discusses Troubling and Inequitable Trend to Staff Michigan Classrooms with Long-term Substitutes

School of Education Dean Elizabeth Birr Moje discusses the alarmingly high concentration of long-term substitutes, not trained to be full-time teachers, in low-income urban and rural areas. August 15, 2019. #5mins #Education #web-article #SchoolofEducation #Society #Career #Education #Children #Inequality #ElizabethBirrMoje


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Pediatricians Offer Four Tips to Teach Kindness to Kids

Michigan Medicine Pediatricians Nia Heard-Garris & Danielle Erkoboni give advice for promoting kindness in children and combatting all of the negative hate-speech in the media and the world today. January 16, 2017. # #Medicine #web-article #MichiganHealth #HealthandWellness #ArtsandCulture #Children #Pediatrics #MentalHealth #Inequality


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Growing Life Expectancy Inequality in US Cannot Be Blamed on Opioids Alone

School of Public Health Professor Arline Geronimus explains her research on the growing lifespan gap between less and more educated Americans, suggesting that rather than an increase in "deaths of despair," less-educated Americans face more stress-and the resulting health effects-from working so hard. June 13, 2019. # #PublicHealth #webarticle #SchoolofPublicHealth #HealthandWellness #Opioids #HealthBehaviorandHealthEducation #Inequality


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White Americans Should Care About Wealth Inequality, Too

School of Social Work faculty William Elliott III and Trina Shanks debunk the traditional wealth gap concerning race and highlighting the top-bottom wealth inequality, emphasizing the importance of uniting under redistributive policies. May 2, 2019. #5-15mins #universityofmichigan-other #web-article #MichiganNews #Government/Politics #Inequality #Economics #RaceandEthnicity #Policy #WilliamElliottIII #TrinaShanks ​​​​​​​​​​​