August 19, 2019
PSTC Faculty Associate Stelios Michalopoulos received the distinguished scientific award for social sciences as part of the Bodossaki Foundation’s Scientific Prizes for 2019.
July 29, 2019
Elementary schools discipline black students more harshly than white students, leading to a considerable racial gap in expulsion and suspension, according to a new study published by PSTC Associate Jayanti Owens.
July 22, 2019
Four PSTC faculty associates were named endowed chairs by the Corporation of Brown University in May.
July 8, 2019
PSTC Postdoc Maria Steenland examines a Medicaid reimbursement policy's impact on long-acting contraception use in South Carolina.
June 26, 2019
The PSTC is now accepting applications to develop collaborative population-related projects. Applications due July 15.
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.
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.
June 11, 2019
Congratulations to PSTC Faculty Associate Jayanti Owens and PSTC Alumna Xuan Zhang for their PAA Poster Awards.
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.
In the News
August 7, 2019 | Education Dive | Matthew Kraft
A study led by Associate Professor Matthew Kraft, which found text messages sent to parents of elementary school children helped encourage children to take part in literacy activities during the summer months, was...
July 31, 2019 | The Conversation | Michael White
Current research led by PSTC Sociologist Michael White is referenced for its work advancing the understanding of how migration and urbanization impact population health in South Africa.
July 25, 2019 | The Epoch Times | Emily Oster
Economist Emily Oster addresses the practicalities and logistics of parenting and working.
July 22, 2019 | Futurity | Jayanti Owens
An analysis led by PSTC Associate Jayanti Owens found that different treatment of black and white students accounted for half of the racial gap in school suspensions and expulsions among 5- to 9-year-old children.
July 15, 2019 | Pacific Standard | David Lindstrom
A new study by PSTC Associate and Professor of Sociology David Lindstrom finds that Mexican immigrants are learning English and regularly interacting with non-Mexicans at higher rates, the Pacific Standard reports.
The practice of personalized learning is the latest ed-tech trend out of Silicon Valley. Associate Professor Matthew Kraft believes the new education model's claims to transform schools are exaggerated, he tells The...
June 26, 2019 | The Washington Post | Jesse Shapiro
Economics Professor Jesse Shapiro coauthors new research that shows difference in language used online by Republicans and Democrats when discussing mass shootings.