The Office of Population Research (OPR) at Princeton University is a leading demographic research and training center. OPR has a distinguished history of contributions in formal demography and the study of fertility change. In recent years there has been increasing research activity in the areas of health and wellbeing, social demography, and migration and urbanization.
- Germán Rodríguez was honored with a 2016 service recognition award given by the Population Association of America Germán Rodríguez, Senior Research Demographer
- Age and Mobility Predict Death Better Than One’s ‘Molecular Clock’ Noreen Goldman, Hughes-Rogers Professor of Demography and Public Affairs; Acting Director, Office of Population Research, and co-authors alumni Dana Glei and Maxine Weinstein find when it comes to predicting death, more rudimentary measures—like a person’s age or a person’s ability to climb stairs or walk a short distance—are much more powerful predictors of survival than certain biomarkers.
- MAY 3 Introduction to an R Package for Text Analysis: stm. Brandon M. Stewart, Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Princeton University
- MAY 9 Introduction to R Packages for Data Management: tidyr and dplyr. Dawn Koffman, Statistical Programmer, Office of Population Research, Princeton University