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NEW Population Center Working Paper #100

Lopez, Jennifer, Jere Behrman, Santiago Cueto, Marta Favara, and Alan Sánchez. 2022. "Late-Childhood Foundational Cognitive Skills Predict Educational Outcomes Through Adolescence and Into Young Adulthood: Evidence from Ethiopia and Peru." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2022-100.

--September 30, 2022


Freund, Richard, Marta Favara, Catherine Porter, and Jere Behrman. 2022. "Social Protection and Foundational Cognitive Skills During Adolescence: Evidence from a Large Public Works Programme." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2022-99.

--September 19, 2022

New Population Center Working Papers (PSC/PARC) co-authored by Jere Behrman

Scott, Douglas, jennifer Lopez, Alan Sánchez, and Jere Behrman. 2022. "The Impact of the JUNTOS Conditional Cash Transfer Programme on Foundational Cognitive Skills: Does Age of Enrollment Matter?." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2022-98.

--September 6, 2022

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Collin Payne – GGD Alumni

Recent graduate Collin Payne, faculty member in Demography at the Australian National University, stopped in to talk with us about his current projects and his experience at Penn.

Quartet Pilot Project Competition


Request for Proposals: 2021-2022 Quartet Pilot Research Project Competition
Proposals are due on Monday, March 22, 2021

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 download the application materials and to read the RFP Guidelines.

Click here to read about former and currently funded projects