April 7, 2019
The PSTC is accepting applications for summer research awards in 2019. All PSTC graduate student trainees are eligible.
March 1, 2019
PSTC sociologist Margot Jackson to produce the first research to comprehensively examine the effects of public investments on inequality in family behavior and child well-being.
February 1, 2019
Series features top Mexican migration scholars providing current research findings and perspective on the future of Mexico-U.S. migration.
January 28, 2019
GIS Institute participants present research with a GIS perspective.
December 14, 2018
The PSTC's Elizabeth Fussell to create data sets to examine outcomes in decade following hurricane.
December 13, 2018
Review of applications for postdocs in data science and population studies begins January 11.
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.
In the News
April 7, 2019 | New York Times | Matthew Turner
Brown Economics Professor Matthew Turner provides insight on congestion pricing.
PSTC Postdoc Yun Zhou discusses gender inequality in China, particularly the implications of the one-child policy and its repeal.
February 14, 2019 | The Guardian | David Savitz
PSTC epidemiologist David Savitz comments on a new study on the cancer-causing potential of glyphosate herbicides.
PSTC economist Glenn Loury discusses the persistence of racial inequality in the U.S. with Jason Riley at a Manhattan Institute event.
February 13, 2019 | NPR | Julia Burdick-Will (alum)
"Kids who are supposed to be walking along streets with higher rates of violent crime are more likely to miss school," says Julia Burdick-Will, sociologist at Johns Hopkins University and a former PSTC postdoc.
February 12, 2019 | New York Times | John Friedman
The NYT cites research by PSTC economist John Friedman, noting neighborhoods explain "most of the geographic variation in upward mobility."
Article cites study by PSTC economist Anna Aizer that finds youth who are imprisoned are less likely to finish school, more likely to offend again.