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NIH announces new policy for resubmissions (4/17/14)

2014 PAA Annual Meeting, May 1-3, Boston

PSC newsletter spring 2014 issue now available

Raghunathan appointed director of Survey Research Center

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International Research Projects by Country

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Bahrain

Migrants to the Gulf Cooperation Countries: Values, Behaviors, and Plans (Thornton) 2009-2011.

Cambodia

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

Cameroon

Environmental Governance, Forests and Logging Concessions: The Effects of Institutional Complexity of Forest Systems, Cover and Change in Central Africa (Brown) 2007-2013.

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

China

Residential Segregation and Locational Attainments among Migrants to Shanghai: A Spatial Perspective (Xu) 2013-2014.

LCLUC SYNTHESIS: Forested Land Cover and Land Use Change in the Far East of the Northern Eurasia Under the Combined Drivers of Climate and Socio-Economic Transformation (Brown) 2012-2015.

From Vulnerability to Sustainability: Vulnerability and Sustainability Development in the Context Climatic and Institutional Changes in Rural China (Brown) 2010-2011.

Multi-Generation Family and Life History Panel Dataset (Leonard) 2009-2012.

PIRE (Partnerships for International Research and Education) Collaborative Research and Training in Social Context, Population Processes, and Environmental Change (Axinn) 2007-2014.

Research Training in Population Health in China and South Africa (Lam, Xie) 2006-2012.

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

Congo

Environmental Governance, Forests and Logging Concessions: The Effects of Institutional Complexity of Forest Systems, Cover and Change in Central Africa (Brown) 2007-2013.

Dominican Republic

Supplement #1: Channeling Remittances Toward Human Capital Accumulation (Yang) 2011-2013.

Sexual Geographies and HIV Vulnerability Among Transgendered Sex Workers in the Eastern Dominican Republic (Padilla) 2010-2011.

Egypt

Cross-national Variations and Trends in Islamic Fundamentalism (Thornton) 2009-2011.

A Post-Crisis Analysis of the Attitudes and Value Orientations of the Islamic Publics in Egypt, Iran, and Morocco (Moaddel).

In Search of a Sociopolitical Community: The Cases of Egypt, Iran, and Jordan (Moaddel).

El Salvador

Channeling Remittances toward Human Capital Investment in Central America (Yang) 2013-2014.

Supplement #1: Channeling Remittances Toward Human Capital Accumulation (Yang) 2011-2013.

Germany

Stockholm University Visitor Exchange Program 2012 (Pfeffer) 2012.

Wealth and Opportunity in Sweden, the United States, and Germany (Pfeffer) 2011-2012.

Ghana

Short course in analysis of census and survey data in Ghana (Lam, Alter, Snow) 2011-2012.

Ghana-Michigan Postdoctoral and Research Trainee NEtwoRk (PARTNER) Program (Snow) 2010-2012.

Global

Cross-National Data on Early Life Conditions and Older Adult Health in Low, Middle and High Income Countries: A Pilot to Examine Data Quality (McEniry) 2012-2013.

Prediction and Control: Global Population, Population Science, and Population Politics in the Twentieth Century (Merchant) 2012-2013.

Global Status Hierarchies (continuation) (Dorius) 2012-2013.

National Prestige Score Data Collection (Dorius) 2011-2012.

Guatemala

Channeling Remittances toward Human Capital Investment in Central America (Yang) 2013-2014.

India

Remember When It Rained: The Elusiveness of Gender Discrimination in Indian School Enrollment (Zimmermann) 2012-2013.

Iran

Cross-national Variations and Trends in Islamic Fundamentalism (Thornton) 2009-2011.

A Post-Crisis Analysis of the Attitudes and Value Orientations of the Islamic Publics in Egypt, Iran, and Morocco (Moaddel).

In Search of a Sociopolitical Community: The Cases of Egypt, Iran, and Jordan (Moaddel).

Iraq

Cross-national Variations and Trends in Islamic Fundamentalism (Thornton) 2009-2011.

Japan

Health Behaviors and Lifestyles in Old Age in the United States and Japan (Krause, Liang) 2008-2013.

Health and Well Being Among Older-Old in United States and Japan (Liang, Krause) 2004-2011.

Jordan

World Values Survey in the Arab World: values and social change in comparative perspective (Inglehart) 2010-2011.

In Search of a Sociopolitical Community: The Cases of Egypt, Iran, and Jordan (Moaddel).

Kenya

Perceptions of Wealth and the Demand for Health (Hoel) 2011-2012.

Determinants of Sharing between Spouses: Experimental Evidence from Rural Kenya (Hoel) 2010-2011.

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

Lebanon

Cross-national Variations and Trends in Islamic Fundamentalism (Thornton) 2009-2011.

Malawi

Experiment on Direct Deposit and Commitments to Save in Malawi (Yang) 2012-2013.

Response of Malawians' Sexual Behavior to Information about HIV Transmission Risks (Kerwin, Thornton) 2012-2013.

Response of Malawians’ Sexual Behavior to Information about HIV Transmission Risks (Kerwin) 2012-2013.

Perceptions of Violence Against Women in Africa (Pierotti) 2011-2012.

Living Arrangements of the Elderly and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa (Lam, Thornton) 2010-2011.

Scaling up Male Circumcision Service Provision (Thornton) 2010-2012.

Unconventional Safer Sex Strategies (Thornton) 2010-2011.

Mexico

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and birth outcomes in Mexico City (Brown) 2009-2015.

Air Pollution, Inflammation and Preterm Birth: A Mechanistic Study in Mexico City (Brown) 2008-2014.

Mongolia

Land Use Adaptation in Agro-Pastoral Communities on the Mongolian Plateau (Brown) 2010-2011.

Grassland Ecosystems and Societal Adaptations Under Changing Grazing Intensity and Climate on the Mongolian Plateau. (Brown) 2009-2013.

Morocco

A Post-Crisis Analysis of the Attitudes and Value Orientations of the Islamic Publics in Egypt, Iran, and Morocco (Moaddel).

Mozambique

Savings, Subsidies and Sustainable Food Security in Mozambique: 2011 Post-Harvest Survey Supplement (Yang) 2011.

Subsidies, Savings, and Sustainable Food Security: A Field Experiment in Mozambique (Yang) 2009-2013.

Myanmar

Proposal for a workshop on comparative analysis of aging in Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam (Knodel) 2013.

Nepal

Innovation in the Measurement of Community Contextual Features (Ghimire) 2013-2015.

Documenting Distribution and Trends of Developmental Idealism in Nepali Textbooks (Thornton) 2012-2013.

Measurement of Remittance Use in a Remittance Dependent Economy (Bhandari) 2012-2013.

Measurement of Marital Interactions and Relationship Dynamics in Nepal (Ghimire) 2012-2013.

Data Dissemination and Data Analysis Workshop in Nepal (Bhandari, Ghimire) 2011-2012.

Perceptions of Family Change and Marital Quality among Nepalis (Allendorf) 2010-2011.

Research Capacity Building for International Social Science Research (Bhandari) 2010-2011.

Marital Processes, Husband-Wife Relationships, and Fertility Behaviors (Ghimire, Axinn) 2009-2011.

Ideational Influences on Marriage and Childbearing (Thornton, Axinn, Barber, Ghimire) 2008-2014.

PIRE (Partnerships for International Research and Education) Collaborative Research and Training in Social Context, Population Processes, and Environmental Change (Axinn) 2007-2014.

Intergenerational Influences on Family Formation in a Changing Social Context (Axinn, Barber, Thornton) 2007-2013.

(Axinn).

Pakistan

Cross-national Variations and Trends in Islamic Fundamentalism (Thornton) 2009-2011.

Papua New Guinea

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

Philippines

Reducing Imperfect Information Among Jobseekers in the Philippines (Beam) 2011-2012.

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

Puerto Rico

Early Life Family and Community Environment and Older Adult Health: Linking US Census Data from the Early 20th Century with Puerto Rican Survey Data (McEniry) 2012-2013.

Qatar

World Values Survey in the Arab World: values and social change in comparative perspective (Inglehart) 2010-2011.

Russian Federation

LCLUC SYNTHESIS: Forested Land Cover and Land Use Change in the Far East of the Northern Eurasia Under the Combined Drivers of Climate and Socio-Economic Transformation (Brown) 2012-2015.

Saudi Arabia

Saudi National Mental Health Survey - Preparation, Monitoring & Implementation (Heeringa) 2012-2015.

Support for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia - National Mental Health Study (Heeringa) 2010-2011.

Migrants to the Gulf Cooperation Countries: Values, Behaviors, and Plans (Thornton) 2009-2011.

Cross-national Variations and Trends in Islamic Fundamentalism (Thornton) 2009-2011.

South Africa

Fertility Timing and Women's Economic Outcomes in South Africa (Lam) 2012-2014.

Impact of Cash Grants among South African Youth (Thornton) 2012-2013.

Intergenerational Linkages and AIDS: The South Africa Old Age Pension and Sexual Vulnerability Among Youth (Burns) 2011-2012.

Living Arrangements of the Elderly and HIV/AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa (Lam, Thornton) 2010-2011.

Fertility, Intergenerational Transfers, and Economic Development in South Africa (Lam, Thornton, Willis) 2008-2011.

Research Training in Population Health in China and South Africa (Lam, Xie) 2006-2012.

(Lam, Marteleto).

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

Sweden

Parental Wealth and Children's Outcomes in Sweden (Pfeffer) 2013.

Stockholm University Visitor Exchange Program 2012 (Pfeffer) 2012.

Wealth and Opportunity in Sweden, the United States, and Germany (Pfeffer) 2011-2012.

Inside the Health and Education Gradient: High School Grades and Health Care Utilization (Nicholas) 2011-2012.

Tanzania

Tanzanians Gender Ideologies and How They Influence Life Chances and Guide Behavior (Pierotti) 2010-2011.

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

Thailand

Proposal for a workshop on comparative analysis of aging in Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam (Knodel) 2013.

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

Togo

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

Uganda

Going, Going, Gone Bananas: The Effects of Crop Disease (Fitzpatrick) 2011-2012.

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

United Arab Emirates

Migrants to the Gulf Cooperation Countries: Values, Behaviors, and Plans (Thornton) 2009-2011.

Vietnam

Proposal for a workshop on comparative analysis of aging in Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam (Knodel) 2013.

Research Network on AIDS and Older Persons in Africa and Asia (Knodel, Lam).

Zambia

Perceptions of Violence Against Women in Africa (Pierotti) 2011-2012.

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