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.
- In Mexico, Type of Work Is Tied to Mobility Disparities as People Age Noreen Goldman, Hughes-Rogers Professor of Demography and Public Affairs. Certain occupations may significantly contribute to mobility problems as workers age, worsening income-based disparities in disability, a study co-authored by Princeton University’s Noreen Goldman finds.
- At the cellular level, a child’s loss of a father is associated with increased stress In a study published July 18 in the journal Pediatrics, a team of researchers, including those from Princeton University, report that the loss of a father has a significant adverse effect on telomeres, the protective nucleoprotein end caps of chromosomes.
- Juliette Hackett was awarded the The Charles F. Westoff Prize in Demography for her thesis titled: Paths to Polarization: The Development of Abortion Views in Two Generations of Elite American College Students. The Charles F. Westoff Prize in Demography was established by the Office of Population Research in 1992, to be awarded yearly to an undergraduate or graduate student for excellence in demographic studies. The prize consists of a certificate and a cash award.
- Louis Donnelly is a PAA 2017 Poster Session Winner - The Protective Effects of Housing Assistance Programs on Eviction • Louis Donnelly* Louis J.Donnelly, Postdoctoral Research Associate, CRCW and Sara McLanahan, Princeton University; Jeanne Brooks-Gunn and Irwin Garfinkel, Columbia University
- Cheng Cheng is a PAA 2017 Poster Session Winner - Women's Education and Household Decision-Making From a Multi-Generational Perspective • Cheng Cheng, Ph.D. Candidate, Sociology