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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


CPRC Professor Jane Waldfogel Featured on NPR

On July 8th, 2015, Professor of Social Work Jane Waldfogel was featured on NPR to comment on the U.S. Navy's recent decision to extend paid maternity leave to 18 weeks.

REMINDER: New Frontiers in Poverty Research Mini-Conference - May 21

Columbia Population Research Center (CPRC) and Columbia School of Social Work (CSSW) invite you to a mini-conference on "New Frontiers in Poverty Research" on Thursday, May 21 to launch CSSW's new Center on Poverty and Social Policy.

Fragile Families Work Group Seminar - May 12

Fragile Families Work Group is pleased to invite you to "Family Instability and the Gender Gap in Children's School Suspension" Seminar by Jayanti Owens, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Brown University.

Children, Youth and Families Mini-Conference - May 7

Columbia Population Research Center (CPRC) will hold a Child Youth and Families mini-conference on Thursday, May 7th at the School of International and Public Affairs (SIPA).