Research by Irma T. Elo (PSC/PARC Research Associate) was cited in a Population Reference Bureau (PRB) article, "High Obesity Rates Plus Severe Coronavirus Cases Could Strain Rural U.S. Hospitals."
Irma T. Elo (PSC/PARC Research Associate), Samuel H. Preston (PSC/PARC Research Associate) and Andrew Stokes (GGD alumni) were featured in a Penn Today article about calculating excess mortality from the COVID-19 pandemic. Their research, available as a preprint on medRxiv, examines excess deaths at the county level, allowing the researchers to look at how patterns of excess deaths vary by demographic and structural factors.
Irma T. Elo (PSC/PARC Research Associate) and Emilio Parrado (PSC/PARC Research Associate) are among a group of researchers featured in a Penn Today article about the 2020 Census. The result of the 2020 Census inform many public facets, hence the emphasis on getting a full count. This year the household survey is available online and will be accessible until the end of data collection.
Chair, Department of Sociology
Chair, Graduate Group in Demography
Associate Director, Population Aging Research Center
Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., Public Affairs and Demography, Princeton University, 1990