PSTC grants “time out” for African scholar

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – For three weeks at the PSTC, Elizabeth Kimani-Murage took a “time out” and worked “like I did when I was a Ph.D. student.” As a visiting African scholar at the PSTC, Kimani-Murage, an associate research scientist at the Africa Population Health Research Center in Nairobi, Kenya, immersed herself in the “luxury of time” to take a break from administrative responsibilities and focus on writing and collaborative projects. Read more...

(Distributed June 2, 2015)


PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] –  PSTC affiliates presented a number of collaborative research projects at the 2015 annual meeting of the Population Association of America in San Diego. Professor of Sociology Michael White co-authored with Sociology Trainees Chantel Pheiffer, Yashas Vaidya, and Rebecca Wang the poster, “Migration, Circulation, and Socioeconomic Change in South Africa.” PSTC Director and Professor of Economics Andrew Foster and Economics Trainee Svetoslava Milusheva presented a paper titled, “Effects of a Fertility and Health Intervention on Household Income: A Longitudinal Analysis Using Corrective Weights.” Read more...

(Distributed May 28, 2015)
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