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.
- Eviction Lab examines the intersection of poverty and housing. Matthew Desmond, Professor of Sociology
- Is Local Social Development Associated with Workforce Composition? A Municipal Analysis of Mexico, 1990–2015 Joshua T. Wassink, NSF - SBE Postdoctoral Research Fellow, shows that in Mexico, between 1990 and 2015, improvements in local social development in terms of educational attainment, housing quality, and access to utilities, were associated with lower rates of subsistence farming and higher rates of formal employment and entrepreneurship.
- Women most likely to leave labor force after first child, not later births Catherine J.Doren, Postdoctoral Research Associate, using data from the nationally representative 1979-2012 waves of the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979, has discovered that a woman’s transition to motherhood — the birth of her first child — is the most important point in determining her future work patterns.
- FEB 5 Poor Little Rich Kids? The Determinants of the Intergenerational Transmission of Wealth. Sandra Black, Professor 0f Economics, University of Texas at Austin