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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 - Sept. 25

Irv Garfinkel and Natasha Pilkauskas, "Economic Effects of the Great Recession on Families with Young Children"

CPRC Seminar - Sept. 18

Dr. Daniel Jordan Smith, "Imagining AIDS: Morality and Behavior during Nigeria's Epidemic"

Gender, Sexuality and Health Seminar - Sept. 17

Zoe Wool, "Scenes from the American Afterwar: Intimacy, Injury, and Forms of Life Worth Living"

CPRC Faculty Member's Wage Gap Study Featured in Wall Street Journal

On Tuesday, August 5th, the Washington Square Journal extensively covered CSSW Professor Jane Waldfogel and CSSW doctoral student Ipshita Pal's study on the deepening wage gaps between married and unmarried mothers from the 1970s to today. The study was released in early August, 2014.