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Population Studies Center: In the News

Collusion over Drug Prices: Will Generic Manufacturers Pay?

PSC & PARC Associate Mark V. Pauly was quoted on a Knowledge@Wharton podcast episode about allegations that generic drug makers conspired to fix prices.

--May 22, 2019

Can Annuities Help Grow Your Retirement Nest Egg?

PSC & PARC associate Olivia S. Mitchell discusses her research on the role of annuities in retirement planning on an episode of the Knowledge@Wharton podcast.

--May 22, 2019

Russell Sage Foundation Announces Visiting Scholar Class of 2019–2020

The Russell Sage Foundation (RSF) is pleased to announce the appointment of PSC Associate, Onoso Imoagene, as visiting scholar for the 2019–2020 academic year. While in residence, she and the other scholars will pursue research and writing projects that reflect the foundation’s commitment to strengthening the social sciences and conducting research to “improve social and living conditions in the United States.”

--May 14, 2019

2019 Making a Difference in Diverse Communities Grants Announced

PSC & PARC Associate, Irma T. Elo has been awarded the 2019 Making a Difference in Diverse Communities Grant for her "Cognitive Decline with Aging in Diverse Chilean Communities and in Comparison with Mexico and the U.S" project with fellow PSC & PARC Associate Jere R. Behrman.

--May 14, 2019

Want to learn about our PhD programs?


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

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