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Mexico-U.S. migration from the Mexican perspective

February 1, 2019

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

Kevin Mwenda presents Aditi Singh with her certificate of completion for the GIS Institute

GIS and improving maternal health

January 28, 2019

GIS Institute participants present research with a GIS perspective.

Black residents of New Orleans march with signs saying "Our Home" and "Still on the map"

Fussell awarded NIH grant to address long-term effects of Katrina

December 14, 2018

The PSTC's Elizabeth Fussell to create data sets to examine outcomes in decade following hurricane.

PSTC accepting applications for postdocs

December 13, 2018

Review of applications for postdocs in data science and population studies begins January 11.

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Former PSTC director named AAAS fellow

November 30, 2018

John Casterline elected for prestigious honor for his contributions to the field of social demography.

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PSTC awards faculty seed funds

November 26, 2018

Four faculty associates receive funding for projects on housing and health, adolescent life, racial disparities and household strategies.

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Migrant illegality symposium examines undocumented experience

November 21, 2018

Kevin Escudero and Andrea Flores coordinate event to address the importance of place in immigrant activism.

Kevin Escudero, Kevin Mwenda, Emily Rauscher, Neil Thakral

New junior faculty join PSTC community

November 19, 2018

Four new faculty members drawn by Center's interdisciplinary nature and more.

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Partner selection in marriage and re-marriage

November 8, 2018

Sociologist Zhenchao Qian finds previously married individuals often face demographic shortages in the supply of potential partners.

In the News

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Article cites study by PSTC economist Anna Aizer that finds youth who are imprisoned are less likely to finish high school, more likely to offend again, and more likely return to prison.

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State and Local Policymaking, Panel 1

January 31, 2019 | C-SPAN | Justine Hastings

PSTC economist Justine Hastings participated in a Brookings Institute forum on evidence-based policymaking.

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EPA advisory limit for PFAS "may not provide a sufficient margin of safety" for drinking water, says PSTC epidemiologist David Savitz.

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A committee chaired by PSTC epidemiologist David Savitz heard from veterans Monday about the health effects of antimalarial drugs.

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Churning, yes, but no exodus

January 16, 2019 | Panama City News Herald | Elizabeth Fussell

PSTC demographer Elizabeth Fussell notes population "churning" following hurricane in Florida.

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Migrants may live longer and contribute more taxes, says a report co-authored by PSTC sociologist Michael J. White.

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PSTC economists noted for their use of data in economics research.

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PSTC economist John Friedman discusses with WPRI's Ted Nesi the interactive mapping tool he co-created.