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Population Studies Center: In the News


New Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC): Ciancio, Alberto, Fabrice Kämpfen, Hans-Peter Kohler, and Iliana Kohler. 2020. "Health Screening for Emerging Disease Burdens Among the Global Poor." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2020-41. 

--February 14, 2020

Research by PSC Associate Hyunjoon Park featured in Omnia

Hyunjoon Park, and co-author James Raymo of Princeton University summarize their research on the effects of the changing marriage market in South Korea. For more information, please visit Omnia

--February 13, 2020

Risa Lavizzo-Mourey Featured in ’25 Medical Pioneers to Celebrate This Black History Month’

Congratulations to PARC Associate Risa Lavizzo-Mourey, MD, MBA, on being named one of Becker’s Hospital Review’s 25 medical pioneers to celebrate this Black History Month.

--February 13, 2020

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Jere R. Behrman and Irma T. Elo – PSC & PARC Research Associates

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 this installment of the series I had the pleasure of interviewing Jere R. Behrman and Irma T. Elo. Jere Behrman is the William R. Kenan Jr. Professor of Economics and Professor of Sociology. Irma Elo is the Associate Director of the Population Aging Research Center. She is also the Chair of Sociology here at Penn.

Quartet Pilot Project Competition


Request for Proposals:  2020-2021 Quartet Pilot Research Project Competition
Proposals are due: March 15, 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