This past Monday a small group of researchers participated in a workshop about the Health and Retirement Study (HRS). This purpose of this workshop was to introduce researchers to the Health and Retirement Study (HRS). Emily Blecker, Liz Taggert, and Melissa Oney presented on how to access the HRS data, types of datasets available, data security measures, and the types of statistical analyses that can be conducted using this data.
Photo above from left to right: Irma Elo, Audrey Cheon, Emily Blecker, Liz Taggert, Melissa Oney, Shana Stites, Morgan Peele
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.
Irma Elo received grant funding as part of the 2019 Making a Difference in Diverse Communities. Read more on the Penn Arts & Sciences website.
Associate Director, Population Aging Research Center
Chair, Department of Sociology
Professor of Sociology
Ph.D., Public Affairs and Demography, Princeton University, 1990