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Mark Pauly on the Knowledge@Wharton Podcast

Mark V. Pauly, PSC & PARC Associate, was recently quoted in a Knowledge@Wharton article, "Will Walmart's Health Care Gamble Pay Off?" Listen to the Knowledge@Wharton podcast episode. 

--November 14, 2019

Venkataramani Paper Recognized by American Journal of Public Health

Congratulations to Atheendar Venkataramani, PSC & PARC Associate, who has been recognized by the American Journal of Public Health for co-writing one of the best papers of the year, "Economic Vulnerability Among US Female Health Care Workers: Potential Impact of a $15-per-Hour Minimum Wage,” with Kathryn E. W. Himmelstein. 

--November 14, 2019

Elo and Mani visit the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research

Professor Irma Elo and Demography PhD student Sneha Mani attended the First Annual Academy of the new doctoral program IMPRS-PHDS at the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research in Rostock, Germany in early November. Sneha Mani is one of 22 doctoral students who are affiliated with the program and several faculty of the Graduate Group in Demography (GGD) are also program affiliates.

--November 14, 2019

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Monica King – GGD Alumni

Monica King is a recent graduate with a PhD in Demography and Master in Statistics. She is now working at Penn’s School of Social Policy and Practice as director of the Administrative Data Research Facilities (ADRF) Network. When we spoke she was in the final stages of finishing her Dissertation. Below are answers to our some of our questions about her experience at Penn.

Quartet Pilot Project Competition

Request for Proposals:  2019-2020 Quartet Pilot Research Project Competition
Proposals are due Friday, March 15, 2019 | 5 pm

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 read about former and currently funded projects