Topic: Population Research Center

Accepting Certain Jobs Can Adversely Affect Future Prospects

March 3, 2016
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Accepting a job below one’s skill level can be severely penalizing when applying for future employment, according to new research by sociologists.

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Study of Texas Women's Health Program Exclusions Effects

Feb. 3, 2016
Doctor and Patient

Texas' cuts to Planned Parenthood may have lead to a decrese in highly effective forms of contraceptive services, according to UT Austin researchers.

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Majority of Young Women and Men Prefer Egalitarian Relationships, Study Shows

Jan. 20, 2015

AUSTIN, Texas The majority of young women and men today would prefer an egalitarian relationship in which work and family responsibilities are shared equally between partners if that possibility were available to them, according to a new study from The University of Texas at Austin and the University of California-Santa Barbara.

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DNA Reveals Local Adoption of New Technologies, Not Migration, Caused Cultural Changes in Ancient Illinois

Dec. 2, 2014

AUSTIN, Texas  DNA samples from North Americans who lived more 1,000 years ago in Illinois reveal that rapid cultural changes came from acceptance of new practices rather than from a population influx into the region, according to a new study from The University of Texas at Austin and Indiana University.

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Poverty-Obesity Link is More Prevalent for Women Than Men, Study Shows

Sept. 15, 2014

Adolescent girls living in economically disadvantaged families are more likely than their male counterparts to become overweight or obese, according to new research from The University of Texas at Austin.

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