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Welcome!

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.

Notestein Seminars

The fall series of Notestein seminars has come to a close. A new series will start next spring.

For information about the seminars, including listings of previous schedules, click on seminars under research on the left-hand column.

Starting with the spring 2012 series you can view screencasts of selected seminars.

OPR - The First 75 Years

For materials related to our 50th and 75th anniversary celebrations, including links to our Facebook page and YouTube channel, please visit our anniversary page, which can also be reached by clicking on the seal found on the top right corner of every page on this website.

News

Angus Deaton, the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of Economics and International Affairs at the Wilson School is the co-author of a report titled Does Life Satisfaction Increase With Age?

C. Jessica Metcalf, Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Public Affairs addresses the limitations mathematical modeling has on building public health initiatives.

Matthew Salganik, Professor of Sociology, recently had his research about wiki surveys featured in a MIT Technology Review article titled Inspired by Wikipedia, Social Scientists Create a Revolution in Online Surveys.

Annual Report

OPR's Annual Report for 2012 has been published:

The file size is ~ 3MB. Links to earlier reports may be found in the research projects section.

Center Links

Center for Research on Child Wellbeing (CRCW)
Center for Health and Wellbeing (CHW)
Center for Migration and Development (CMD)
Office of Population Research, Princeton University, Wallace Hall, Princeton NJ 08544
Phone: (609) 258-4870 • Fax: (609) 258-1039 • Email: webmaster