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Hans-Peter Kohler, Iliana Kohler, and Fabrice Kämpfen featured in Penn Today

Hans-Peter Kohler (PSC/PARC Research Associate), Iliana Kohler (PSC/PARC Research Associate), and Fabrice Kämpfen (PSC/PARC Postdoctoral Researcher) were featured in a Penn Today article about their research which focuses on how mental health has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

--November 19, 2020

Research by Irma Elo featured in PRB article

Research by Irma T. Elo (PSC/PARC Research Associate) was cited in a Population Reference Bureau (PRB) article, "High Obesity Rates Plus Severe Coronavirus Cases Could Strain Rural U.S. Hospitals."

--November 12, 2020

Courtney Boen and Regina Baker featured in OMNIA podcast In These Times

Penn School of Arts & Science's OMNIA recently launched a six-episode podcast series that explores the forces that have shaped events in 2020. The first three episodes of In These Times are now available online. Courtney Boen (PSC/PARC Research Associate) and Regina Baker (PSC Research Associate) were featured in the first episode,"Dimensions of the COVID-19 Crisis."

--November 12, 2020


Courtney Boen – Research Associate

Courtney Boen, Research Associate at the Population Studies Center and Assistant Professor of Sociology, sat down with us to speak about her journey to graduate school and current projects at Penn.

Quartet Pilot Project Competition


Request for Proposals:  2020-2021 Quartet Pilot Research Project Competition
Proposals are due: March 18, 2020| 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