October 11, 2018
PSTC Postdoc Eric Seymour examines the post-crisis housing markets and worsening housing security.
October 4, 2018
Funding supports postdoctoral and predoctoral trainees in population studies.
October 1, 2018
Nine predoctoral trainees receive full funding this year.
September 28, 2018
Anna Aizer, the first female to earn tenure in Brown’s Department of Economics, is now serving as the first female chair of the department.
September 6, 2018
Faculty associates, visiting scholars, predoctoral and postdoctoral trainees, and staff members join the Center community.
July 20, 2018
PSTC Faculty Associate Elizabeth Fussell examines use of data to analyze environmental disasters and their consequences for older adults.
July 19, 2018
PSTC Trainee Meghan Caven will teach a course on Schools and Social Inequality at Wheaton College this year.
July 11, 2018
PSTC Trainee Jennifer Bouek has won the 2018 ASA's Thompson Graduate Student Paper Award.
June 21, 2018
Three students to do research and be mentored at the PSTC this summer.
In the News
October 11, 2018 | Providence Journal | John Friedman
The Opportunity Altas, published by economist John Friedman and colleagues, shows areas in RI that confirm the correlation between race and income.
October 5, 2018 | GeekWire | John Friedman
The Gates Foundation commits $15M to Opportunity Insights, co-directed by economist John Friedman.
October 1, 2018 | New York Times | John Friedman
Big data research from economist John Friedman shows how neighborhoods matter for upward mobility.
September 14, 2018 | MD Magazine | Omar Galarraga
Omar Galarraga's research shows the importance of addressing social determinants of health.
September 10, 2018 | N-IUSSP | Zhenchao Qian
Zhenchao Qian's research on marriage in the U.S. finds previously married individuals are disadvantaged in the marriage market.
Matthew Kraft discusses the past, present, and future of teacher coaching.
September 3, 2018 | The Washington Post | Mark Lurie
Epidemiologist Mark Lurie says offering condoms in schools can make a difference in spread of STIs.