The report was written by Harry Perlstadt, PhD, MPH, a professor in Michigan State University's Department of Sociology; AnnMarie Schneider, MS, director of Program Planning and Policy Education, MSU Legislative Leadership Program, IPPSR
; and Ryan Kevin Kelly, MHRLR, a research assistant with IPPSR
, School of Labor and Industrial Relations, Michigan State University.
The authors thank David Durbin, Michael Madden, Jay Rosen, Peter Schmidt, Jack Wheatley, and two anonymous reviewers for their comments, IPPSR
for its financial support, and the insurer who provided the data and technical assistance.