Population Studies Center: In the News

New Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC)

Reed, Megan, Linda Li, Luca Maria Pesando, Lauren Harris, Frank Furstenberg, and Julien Teitler. 2022. "Communication with Kin in the Wake of the COVID-19 Pandemic." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2022-97.

--August 4, 2022

New Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC)

Kohler, Iliana, Cung Hoang, Vikesh Amin, Jere Behrman, and Hans-Peter Kohler. 2022. "Resilience, Accelerated Aging and Persistently Poor Health: Diverse Trajectories of Health among the Global Poor." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2022-96.

--August 2, 2022


Schut, Rebecca, and Courtney Boen. 2022. "State Immigration Policy Contexts and Racialized Legal Status Disparities in Healthcare Utilization among U.S. Agricultural Workers." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2022-95.

--July 18, 2022

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Monica King – GGD Alumni

Monica King is a recent graduate with a PhD in Demography and Master in Statistics. She is now working at Penn’s School of Social Policy and Practice as director of the Administrative Data Research Facilities (ADRF) Network. When we spoke she was in the final stages of finishing her Dissertation. Below are answers to our some of our questions about her experience at Penn.

Quartet Pilot Project Competition


Request for Proposals: 2021-2022 Quartet Pilot Research Project Competition
Proposals are due on Monday, March 22, 2021

The Annual Quartet award competition is jointly sponsored by the PSC, the Population Aging Research Center, Boettner Center for Pension Retirement Research, and LDI Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics. The competition promotes high quality and innovative research in demography, economics, and related social and behavioral sciences. Quartet awards are funded for one year (or less) in duration and are selected through competitive peer review.

Click here to download the application materials and to read the RFP Guidelines.

Click here to read about former and currently funded projects