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Why A Housing Guarantee Should Be in the Green New Deal

Daniel Aldana Cohen recently gave a two-part interview with Real News Network regarding his work on the Green New Deal. You can listen to part 1 and part 2 here. 

--March 22, 2019

Can closing homeless encampments help Philadelphia’s opioid problem?

Can closing homeless encampments help Philadelphia’s opioid problem? A report authored by Dennis Culhane and co-authors and an article in Penn Today shows that shuttering two camps led to many new addiction-treatment slots and some successful placements in permanent or temporary housing. Many challenges remain, however, including a shortage of housing options.

--March 19, 2019

The ACA in 2019: Will It Face a Reckoning?

PSC & PARC researcher, Mark V. Pauly, and co-researchers discuss what lies ahead for the Affordable Care Act in 2019 on the Knowledge@Wharton podcast.

--January 24, 2019

Emmanuel Souza awarded the Judith Rodin Fellowship

Emmanuel Francis Souza has been awarded a Judith Rodin Fellowship for the 2018-19 year. This award is to support the work of distinguished Ph.D. students in the social sciences. Congratulations!

--December 6, 2018


Daniel Aldana Cohen – Research Associate

In the 2018 Spring Semester Nykia and Shannon sat down with Daniel Aldana Cohen to discuss his research, climate communities at Penn, and the importance of intersectional analysis when it comes to climate change. Special thanks to Anita Lai for her assistance with transcription!

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