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Lam says tightening global labor market good for American workers

Johnston says e-cigs may reverse two-decades of progress on smoking reduction

Mueller-Smith finds incarceration increases the likelihood of committing more, and more serious, crimes

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Bob Willis awarded 2015 Jacob Mincer Award for Lifetime Contributions to the Field of Labor Economics

David Lam is new director of Institute for Social Research

Elizabeth Bruch wins Robert Merton Prize for paper in analytic sociology

Elizabeth Bruch wins ASA award for paper in mathematical sociology

Next Brown Bag

PSC Brown Bags will be back fall 2015


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:

  • Health and Social Inequalities
  • Social-Biological Interactions
  • Population Health and Well-being
  • Families, Fertility, and Children
  • Population Dynamics
  • Methodologies and Data