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Borker wins UN Big Data for Gender Challenge

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – Girija Borker, a predoctoral trainee at the Population Studies and Training Center (PSTC), has been awarded the Data2X Big Data for Gender Challenge dissertation grant for her research on the impact of street harassment on the economic mobility of women in India. Borker is a graduate student in the Department of Economics at Brown. Read more.

(Distributed September 7, 2017)

PSTC awards faculty seed funding

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – From contraceptive use in Africa to achievement gaps in U.S. classrooms to midlife health outcomes, PSTC faculty associates address a wide range of population issues and challenges. In support of their research, four faculty associates, including two junior faculty members, have been selected to receive the 2017 PSTC Faculty Research Seed Awards. Read more.

(Distributed September 7, 2017)

Glick to lead PSU Population Research Institute

PROVIDENCE, R.I. [Brown University] – Former PSTC Postdoc Jennifer Glick has been named director of the Population Research Institute at Penn State University. Glick was previously the director of the Center for Population Dynamics at Arizona State University. Her research as a sociologist focuses on migration and family processes. Read more here.
(Distributed August 28, 2017)
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