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The Columbia Population Research Center (CPRC) is a multidisciplinary community of scholars unified by a commitment to research that addresses the health and wellbeing of vulnerable populations in the context of local and global inequalities and that informs policies affecting those populations. CPRC promotes research in four signature areas: children, youth, and families; gender, sexuality, health and HIV; immigration/migration; and urbanism. More

CPRC Calendar


Fragile Families Work Group Seminar - April 17

Michael McFarland, "Concentrated Child Poverty and Obesity: A Genetically-Informed Approach Incorporating TMEM18"

CPRC Seminar - April 10

Miles Corak, “The inheritance of employers and nonlinearities in intergenerational earnings mobility”

Fragile Families Work Group Seminar - April 3

Will Schneider, Jane Waldfogel, Jeanne Brooks-Gunn, “The Great Recession and Child Behavior”

Professor David Kirp Wins 2014 AERA Outstanding Book Award

Former CPRC visiting scholar, David Kirp (University of California - Berkeley), received the the American Education Research Association's Outstanding Book Award.