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Shaefer and Edin's book ($2 a Day) cited in piece on political debate over plight of impoverished Americans

Eisenberg tracks factors affecting both mental health and athletic/academic performance among college athletes

Shapiro says Americans' low spending reflects "cruel lesson" about the dangers of debt

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Susan Murphy elected to the National Academy of Sciences

Maggie Levenstein named director of ISR's Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research

Arline Geronimus receives 2016 Harold R. Johnson Diversity Service Award

PSC spring 2016 newsletter: Kristin Seefeldt, Brady West, newly funded projects, ISR Runs for Bob, and more

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Overview of Research at PSC

The Population Studies Center maintains a rich portfolio of individual research projects funded by NICHD, NIA, other NIH institutes, NSF, and major foundations. As the world has changed in the five decades since the founding of the Population Studies Center, our research has moved into new and exciting areas. The Center is also a leader in the collection of data for population research and in the creation of new data collection and analysis methods. Center faculty and students conduct population research in every region of the world.

Today, the Center's interdisciplinary group of researchers is at the forefront of studies in these research areas:

  • Population Health and Health Disparities
  • Relationships, Families, and Reproductive Health
  • Human Capital, Income, and Wealth
  • Place, Space, and Inequality
  • Population Dynamics
  • Innovations in Data and Methods