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

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