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"Grandparents, Moms, or Dads? Why Children of Teen Mothers Do Worse in Life"

June 13, 2019

PSTC Faculty Associate and Professor of Economics Anna Aizer publishes new findings on long-term outcomes of children born to teen mothers.

Dennis Hogan Receives Honor from PAA

June 12, 2019

PSTC Faculty Associate Dennis Hogan was recently named an Honored Member of the Population Association of America in recognition of his contributions to the field of demography.

Zhang and Owens at the 2019 PAA Annual Meeting.

Two PSTC associates win PAA poster awards

June 11, 2019

Congratulations to PSTC Faculty Associate Jayanti Owens and PSTC Alumna Xuan Zhang for their PAA Poster Awards.

The Population Studies and Training Center at Brown University.

PSTC graduating trainees to begin new positions

June 11, 2019

From the Federal Reserve Bank to the University of Michigan, PSTC postdoctoral fellows and graduating trainees will be putting their population studies training to work.

Cribsheet - A new guide to data-driven parenting

June 10, 2019

Oster cuts through the often overwhelming and contradictory information currently available to new parents to highlight reputable data so that parents may feel more confident about their choices.

 Fiori Berhane

PSTC Trainee awarded Rome Prize

June 10, 2019

Berhane was awarded the 2019 Rome Prize for her work investigating the experiences of Eritrean refugees in Bologna, Italy.

Neighborhood characteristics can affect residents’ quality of life

June 6, 2019

Neighborhoods, which change over time, have major effects on the health and well-being of their residents.

Foster receives mentoring award

June 5, 2019

PSTC Faculty Associate Andrew Foster was awarded the 2018-19 Graduate School Faculty Award for Advising and Mentoring.

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Mexico-U.S. migration from the Mexican perspective

June 3, 2019

Series features top Mexican migration scholars providing current research findings and perspective on the future of Mexico-U.S. migration.

In the News

Associate Professor Matthew Kraft recognized as a 2019 EdTech Influencer by "Ed Tech Magazine."

Will an increase in teacher pay help improve student performance? Associate Professor John Friedman offers expertise on quantifying a teacher's value and the new education models for setting salary marks.

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Economics Professor Emily Oster critically discusses popular data regarding parenting choices and their effects on children in this New York Times Op-Ed.

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Research conducted by Associate Professor John Friedman was cited in an article commenting on the American college admissions process.

water splash

Professor David Savitz was one of three scientists selected to serve on a Michigan panel that will enforce drinking water standards for the state.

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Brown Economics Professor Oded Galor and PSTC Visiting Scholar Marc Klemp discuss their work relating genealogical records to economic growth.

San Francisco traffic

Brown Economics Professor Matthew Turner provides insight on congestion pricing.

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Gender Inequality in China

February 26, 2019 | CSCC Podcasts | Yun Zhou

PSTC Postdoc Yun Zhou discusses gender inequality in China, particularly the implications of the one-child policy and its repeal.