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GGD Alumnus Mikko Myrskylä has just been appointed as Director of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research.

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16 October 2014

New PSC Working Paper: Preston, Samuel, Ezra Fishman, and Andrew Stokes. 2014. "Lifetime Probability of Developing Diabetes in the United States." PSC Working Paper Series, PSC 14-4.

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29 August 2014

New PARC Working Paper: Larson, Sam M., Fernando Cochero, Owen R, Jones, Lawrence Williams, and Eduardo Fernandez-Duque. 2014. "Age and sex specific mortality of wild and captive populations of a monogamous primate (Aotus sp.)." PARC Working Paper Series, WPS14-01.

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22 August 2014

Recent graduate Andrew Stokes discusses his research in the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI) Blog in an entry entitled: "Explaining the Obesity Paradox" and it his research is also discussed in Reporting On Health.

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07 August 2014

Hyunjoon Park, Jere R. Behrman and Jaesung Choi's recent article in Demography on single-sex schools in Seoul has been one of the top downloaded articles and is one of the highest ranked articles mentioned in social media. More »

22 July 2014

Mark Pauly is mentioned in the Washington Post for his analysis of the cost of care under the Affordable Care Act.

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18 June 2014

New PSC Working Paper: Watkins, Susan C., Naomi Rutenberg, Steve Green, Charles Onoko, Kevin White, Nadra Franklin, and Sam Clark. 2014. "'Circle No Bicycle': Fieldwork in Nyanza Province, Kenya, 1994-1995." PSC Working Paper Series, PSC 14-2.

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15 April 2014

Paul Allison and fellow collaborators, Gino Cattani, of New York University, and Simone Ferriani, of the University of Bologna, have published a study titled “Insiders, Outsiders, and the Struggle for Consecration in Cultural Fields: A Core-Periphery Perspective” according to a Penn News article. More »

13 March 2014

Arun Hendi is the winner of the 2013 Etienne Van de Walle Prize for the best graduate student paper in demography for his paper "Globalization and Contemporary Fertility Transitions."

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06 March 2014

Kevin G. Volpp has been named Vice Chair of Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine, see the Penn Almanac for details.

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04 March 2014

Daniel E. Polsky comments in the Almanac & in the LDI Health Economist on the new incubator for health-related investigators formed by three Penn centers which supports interdisciplinary research at Penn.

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04 February 2014