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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 continues on Tuesday, October 21, 2014 in 300 Wallace Hall, when the featured talk will be

Francine Blau, Professor of Economics, Cornell University. Substitution Between Individual and Source Country Characteristics: Social Capital, Culture, and US Labor Market Outcomes Among Immigrant Women.

Seminar attendance is restricted to faculty, fellows, and students. To see the complete list of talks in the current seminar series click on seminars under research on the left-hand column.

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

New Faces  

There are new faces at OPR this fall. Let's see how many of them you can recognize. Click on a picture to select it and then click on the matching name. But beware, three strikes and you are out.

Table to come here

To learn more about our newcomers visit the new faces page

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.


C. Jessica Metcalf, Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology and Public Affairs recently published an article titled Expanding the Age of Eligibility for Measles Vaccination Could Increase Childhood Survival in Africa in the journal Epidemiology & Infection

A study conducted by Angelina Grigoryeva, a PH.D student at OPR, was presented at the American Sociological Association's 109th Annual Meeting and has received publicity from several sources including this article published in USA Today. Elderly caregiving: Daughters, not sons, step up

Annual Report

OPR's Annual Report for 2012 has been published:

The file size is ~ 2.5MB. 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
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