PSTC News

Two-child Policy may further exacerbate existing gender inequality in China’s labor market

October 18, 2019

"Simply ending the one-child policy, without additional institutional measures that address the issue of work-life incompatibility for women, may not successfully boost fertility level."

Advocating for multiple-cohort, longitudinal experiment research designs

October 17, 2019

Balancing Rigor, Replication, and Relevance.

Youth-centered programming proves critical to expanding male sexual and reproductive health in urban Mexico

October 10, 2019

NGOs, government agencies, and scholars have been trying to increase awareness and involvement of young men in SRH matters for at least three decades, with mixed results at best.

A close look at family experiences with postpartum depression in the home

October 7, 2019

The postpartum period is a major life transition that most women go through, often multiple times.

Economic incentives to improve HIV prevention and treatment

October 3, 2019

Omar Galárraga explores innovative approach to improve prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of HIV in low-income and middle-income countries.

Q&A on award-winning book, Infectious Change: Reinventing Chinese Public Health after an Epidemic

September 26, 2019

Katherine Mason discusses how the 2003 outbreak of the SARS virus drastically changed China's public health system.

Remembering Sidney Goldstein

September 10, 2019

On August 5, 2019, the Population Studies and Training Center lost a visionary scholar, founding director, and beloved mentor Sidney Goldstein.

Stelios Michalopoulos receives distinguished scientific award for social sciences

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.

Harsher punishment leads to more suspensions for black kids

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.

Four PSTC associates named endowed chairs by the Corporation of Brown University

July 22, 2019

Four PSTC faculty associates were named endowed chairs by the Corporation of Brown University in May.

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