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Population Studies Center: In the News

PARC Receives NIA Renewal Funding

The Population Aging Research Center (PARC) received renewed funding from the National Institute on Aging (NIA)! Read the announcement from new Co-PI's Hans-Peter Kohler and Norma B. Coe. 

--August 4, 2020

Dorothy Roberts selected advisor on Public Safety Review and Outreach Initiative

Dorothy Roberts (PSC Research Associate) has been selected to be a presidential advisor of Penn's new Public Safety Review and Outreach Initiative.

--July 31, 2020

Joseph Kable featured in Omnia

Joseph Kable (PSC/PARC Research Associate) discusses decision making, safety and levels of risk-taking during the pandemic in the Omnia.

--July 31, 2020

Want to learn about our PhD programs?


Atheendar Venkataramani – PSC & PARC Research Associate

The Spotlight Series has now expanded to audio! Each Spotlight shows the breadth and scope of research interests and expertise at the Population Studies Center and the Population Aging Research Center at Penn. In the coming year we’ll be posting Spotlights about new researchers, global projects and more. Today’s Spotlight features Dr. Atheendar Venkataramani. He is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy at the Perelman School of Medicine. Dr.

Quartet Pilot Project Competition


Request for Proposals:  2020-2021 Quartet Pilot Research Project Competition
Proposals are due: March 18, 2020| 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