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Learning at the bottom of the pyramid

PSC researcher, Sharon Wolf, is among the editors for the newly published report titled, "Learning at the bottom of the pyramid Science, measurement, and policy in low-income countries" by the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning.

--September 21, 2018

New PSC/PARC Colloquium Video: David Bravo

Just in case you missed the PSC's first 2018 Colloquium presentation by David Bravo (PSC & PARC Affiliiate) you can watch the PSC/PARC Spanish Colloquium where he discusses "The Quality of Life of Older Adults in Chile" ("Calidad de Vida de los Adultos Mayores en Chile"). Download  the presentation slides in English and Spanish.

--September 14, 2018

New Book Alert

Olivia S. Mitchell and co-authors have published a new book titled How Persistent Low Returns Will Shape Saving and Retirement. Financial market developments over the past decade have undermined what was once thought to be conventional wisdom about saving, investment, and retirement spending. Read more here.

--September 14, 2018

Mental Health of Malawi's mature adults

In a recent edition of The Nation, a prominent Malawi newspaper, Chiwoza Bandawe wrote about the Mental Health of Malawi's Mature Adults and the Malawi Longitudinal Study of Families and Health research project, headed by Iliana and Hans-Peter Kohler. 

--September 14, 2018

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Gilvan Guedes – Visiting Scholar

Gilvan is a professor of Demography at Center for Regional Development and Planning (CEDEPLAR), a research center at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais in Brazil.

Quartet Pilot Project Competition

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. Take a look at past Pilot Projects here.

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