December 14, 2018
The PSTC's Elizabeth Fussell to create data sets to examine outcomes in decade following hurricane.
November 30, 2018
John Casterline elected for prestigious honor for his contributions to the field of social demography.
November 26, 2018
Four faculty associates receive funding for projects on housing and health, adolescent life, racial disparities and household strategies.
November 21, 2018
Kevin Escudero and Andrea Flores coordinate event to address the importance of place in immigrant activism.
November 19, 2018
Four new faculty members drawn by Center's interdisciplinary nature and more.
November 8, 2018
Sociologist Zhenchao Qian finds previously married individuals often face demographic shortages in the supply of potential partners.
November 7, 2018
Economists Justine Hastings and Jesse Shapiro find SNAP benefits do indeed lead to increased household spending on food.
November 6, 2018
PSTC anthropologist finds Nigerian households develop cultural strategies to cope with infrastructural deficiencies.
October 29, 2018
PSTC workshop provides mentoring to earlier-career faculty for proposal development.
In the News
PSTC anthropologist Jessaca Leinaweaver writes about poverty and child services custody cases.
PSTC economist Emily Oster writes about c-sections and their effects on child and maternal health.
Research on teacher coaching by the PSTC's Matthew Kraft is named among top Education Next articles for the year.
November 27, 2018 | Pacific Standard | Oded Galor
Research by PSTC economist Oded Galor finds people facing major climactic turbulence take greater risks than those who enjoy relative ecological stability.
The interplay between cultural assimilation and cultural diffusion plays an important role in economic development, says research by Oded Galor.
November 19, 2018 | Providence Journal | Eric Loucks
PSTC epidemiologist Eric Loucks leads interdisciplinary center that aims to combine outstanding research with practice.
Research by PSTC economist John Friedman shows the difference a zip code can make in determining someone's chances of rising out poverty.
November 15, 2018 | Fast Company | Terry-Ann Craigie
PSTC visiting scholar and economist Terry-Ann Craigie notes the overall positive effect the Ban the Box policies have had on employment for people with criminal records.