June 30, 2020
While Papay and his colleagues found that college enrollment has increased among all student demographic groups, the education system is not yet “the great equalizer” that educator Horace Mann envisioned.
June 12, 2020
The project will integrate interviews, media analysis and observation on the ground to understand how Chinese people in Shanghai with different experiences share and interpret information about COVID-19 during this...
May 22, 2020
Five PSTC trainees will receive their PhDs from Brown this weekend.
May 12, 2020
Three faculty associates have received support for research projects exploring COVID-19 and its consequences at the population level.
May 1, 2020
The WT Grant Foundation funds research focused on improving outcomes for America’s children and youth, with a particular focus on how to reduce inequality as well as how policymakers and practitioners use research...
April 28, 2020
Faculty associate Stephen McGarvey and colleagues use both archaeological and genomic evidence to study early Samoan populations.
April 24, 2020
New work by PSTC faculty associates Logan and Foster highlights systematic bias in estimating income segregation in the U.S.
April 17, 2020
Emily Rauscher discusses her recent work on COVID-19 and Twitter's role in sharing research.
April 13, 2020
Three PSTC faculty associates comment on how their areas of expertise might be relevant in understanding the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the News
Faculty associate Emily Oster discusses the need for better data on kids, schools, and COVID-19.
June 24, 2020 | The New York Times | John Logan
Faculty associate John Logan's work on residential income segregation is cited.
June 18, 2020 | The New York Times | John Friedman
Faculty associate John Friedman comments on consumer spending during the coronavirus pandemic.
Faculty associate John Friedman comments on the potential long-term economic effects of the pandemic.
Faculty associate Emily Oster comments on how parents should assess risks associated with Covid-19.
May 14, 2020 | Cultural Anthropology: Fieldsights | Katherine Mason
Faculty associate Kate Mason comments on her early assumptions about Covid-19.
Faculty associate John Friedman comments on unemployment during the COVID pandemic.
May 1, 2020 | BISNOW | Michael White
Faculty associate Michael White comments on the potential for population shifts in New York City due to the coronavirus.