Whitney Schott


  • The 2009 Etienne Van de Walle Prize for the best graduate student paper in Demography has been awarded to Whitney Schott for her paper entitled, "Going Back Part-time: Federal Leave Legislation and Women's Return to Work." This award honors the memory of Etienne Van de Walle, a world-renowned Penn demographer who was tireless in his support of graduate training and research.
Research Scientist, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Ph.D., Demography, University of Pennsylvania, 2011

Research Focus: Evaluation of conditional cash transfer programs in Jamaica; Study of early childhood nutrition, stunting, and cognitive outcomes; Early childhood development in Chile; Maternal employment and marital/fertility outcomes in twins data.