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Population Studies Center: In the News

December 2, 2022 Newsletter

Read the latest about our new PARC staff member and PSC/PARC Research associates in the news. 

--December 2, 2022

November 15, 2022 Newsletter

Read the latest news about about PSC & PARC researchers, including the latest awards, publications & upcoming events!

--November 17, 2022

Dorothy Roberts speaks about why "Black Families Matter" in the first episode of the Race and Regulation Podcast Series

The first episode of Race and Regulation, a 10-podcast series created by the Penn Program on Regulation features PSC Research Associate Dorothy Roberts. She speaks on her latest book, Torn Apart: How the Child Welfare System Destroys Black Families—And How Abolition Can Build a Safer World. Listen to the Podcast! Citations: "Black Families Matter," Race and Regulation, C Coglianese, May 25, 2022. Roberts, Dorothy. 2022. Torn Apart: How the Child Welfare System Bestroys Black Families - and  How Abolition Can Build a Safter World. New York: Hachette Book Group. "Dorothy Roberts on ‘Black Families Matter’: Race and Regulation Podcast," Penn Today, Penn Law, July 20, 2022.

--November 9, 2022

Want to learn about our PhD programs?


Luca Maria Pesando – GGD Alumni and Postdoc

A few weeks ago the library staff met with Luca Maria Pesando about his experience in the GGD program, research projects, and the future.

Quartet Pilot Project Competition


Request for Proposals: 2021-2022 Quartet Pilot Research Project Competition
Proposals are due on Monday, March 22, 2021

The Annual Quartet award competition is jointly sponsored by the PSC, the Population Aging Research Center, Boettner Center for Pension Retirement Research, and LDI Center for Health Incentives and Behavioral Economics. The competition promotes high quality and innovative research in demography, economics, and related social and behavioral sciences. Quartet awards are funded for one year (or less) in duration and are selected through competitive peer review.

Click here to download the application materials and to read the RFP Guidelines.

Click here to read about former and currently funded projects