Population Studies & Training Center

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – "Telling Rural People To Move Won’t Solve Poverty" quotes PSTC population geographer and associate director of S4 Rachel Franklin on the challenges facing rural America.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – Despite an overall decline in infant mortality, a disparity remains across states in the U.S. "These are the states where infant mortality is highest" cites research by Professor of Economics Emily Oster. 

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – The 2007 mortgage crisis is still playing out in the Detroit, says Postdoctoral Research Associate in Population Studies and S4 Eric Seymour in "What gentrification? Much of Detroit is getting worse." He says more Detroit neighborhoods are declining than gentrifying.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – The semi-annual GIS Institute wrapped up at the PSTC on January 19 following two weeks of training and project work. This edition of the Institute included sessions led by PSTC Faculty Associates Michael White, who directs Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4) and Rachel Franklin, S4's associate director, as well as Yi Qi, S4's senior GIS and spatial analyst, and Eric Seymour, a PSTC/S4 postdoctoral research associate. Read more.