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Population Studies Center: In the News


New Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC): Kulkarni, Veena, Vani Kulkarni, and Raghav Gaiha. 2019. "Persistence of Non-Communicable Diseases, Affluence and Inequality in India." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2019-30.

--December 5, 2019

HRS Workshop: Recap

This past Monday a small group of researchers participated in a workshop about the Health and Retirement Study (HRS). This purpose of this workshop was to introduce researchers to the Health and Retirement Study (HRS). Emily Blecker, Liz Taggert, and Melissa Oney presented on how to access the HRS data, types of datasets available, data security measures, and the types of statistical analyses that can be conducted using this data. Photo above from left to right: Irma Elo, Audrey Cheon, Emily Blecker, Liz Taggert, Melissa Oney, Shana Stites, Morgan Peele

--December 4, 2019

Samuel Preston discusses mortality in The New York Times

Samuel H. Preston (PSC/PARC) was quoted in a New York Times article about the intersections of race and increased mortality in the 21st century.

--December 4, 2019

Pilar Gonalons-Pons recieves RSF Visiting Scholar Award

Pilar Gonalons-Pons was named a 2020-2021 RSF Visiting Scholar. She will be spending next year at the Russell Sage Foundation  in NYC.

--December 4, 2019

Want to learn about our PhD programs?


Gilvan Guedes – Visiting Scholar

Gilvan is a professor of Demography at Center for Regional Development and Planning (CEDEPLAR), a research center at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais in Brazil.

Quartet Pilot Project Competition

Request for Proposals:  2019-2020 Quartet Pilot Research Project Competition
Proposals are due Friday, March 15, 2019 | 5 pm

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 read about former and currently funded projects