Population Studies & Training Center

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] –  Driverless cars may mean fewer crashes and more productive time on the road but necessarily less traffic congestion. "Why driverless cars may mean jams tomorrow" cites research by PSTC Professor of Economics Matthew Turner.

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – Colleges can serve as engines of intergenerational mobility, says PSTC Associate Professor of Economics John Friedman in "Higher Ed and the American Dream," if access is granted to low-socioeconomic-status students at more select institutions.

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