University of Michigan Institute for Social Research

THE CENTER FOR THE ANALYSIS OF PATHWAYS FROM

CHILDHOOD TO ADULTHOOD

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The Primary Advantages and Goals of the Center are:

    • A relatively large set of established, similar, and committed longitudinal projects involving scholars from a range of behavioral science disciplines.

    • Examining the full span of life-course development, from childhood to adolescence to adulthood and across generations.

    • New understanding of human development in the many contexts in which it occurs, including families, the peer group, neighborhoods, schools, and communities.

    • Utilizing the most advanced statistical analysis techniques.

    • Having findings that will have implications for understanding and creating effective interventions.

    • Dissemination of both the substantive and methodological knowledge derived from the collaborative.