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Cytokines are Associated with Longitudinal Changes in Cognitive Performance Among Urban Adults

Jordan Weiss and co-authors have published an article titled "Cytokines are Associated with Longitudinal Changes in Cognitive Performance Among Urban Adults".

--April 18, 2019

Akudo Ejelonu awarded a fellowship from Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center

Akudo Ejelonu was awarded the Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center’s Russell Ackoff Doctoral Student Fellowship Award for 2019-2020 for her research on environmentally-induced migration and health outcome of climate migrants. She also got an honourable mention from the Ford Foundation Predoctoral Fellowship in March.

--April 18, 2019

Jordan Weiss awarded a fellowship from the Alzheimer's Association

Jordan Weiss was awarded a fellowship from the Alzheimer's Association to present work on explaining trends in dementia incidence at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference this summer. 

--April 16, 2019

NEW POPULATION CENTER WORKING PAPER (PSC/PARC)

New Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC): Joung, Andrew, Benjamin Lockwood, and Alex Rees-Jones. 2018. "A Pilot Study of Uncertainty in Income Tax Forecasts." University of Pennsylvania Population Center Working Paper (PSC/PARC), 2018-23. 

--March 28, 2019

Spotlight

Alison Buttenheim – Research Associate

Recently the Demography Library staff sat down with Alison Buttenheim. Alison is an Associate Professor of Nursing and Health Policy, a Research Associate of both the Population Studies Center and the Population Aging Research Center, as well as the Interim Director of the Penn Center for Health Incentives & Behavioral Economics.

SHANNON: What projects are you working on right now?

Quartet Pilot Project Competition


Request for Proposals:  2019-2020 Quartet Pilot Research Project Competition
Proposals are due Friday, March 15, 2019 | 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

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