The Population Studies and Training Center promotes and supports innovative research on the causes and consequences of population size, composition, distribution, and well-being in the U.S. and globally. The Center carries out this mission by providing state-of-the-art facilities and research support to associates; maintaining a forum for intra- and interdisciplinary exchange on population science; supporting a high-quality graduate and postdoctoral training program; mentoring a diverse and inclusive community of population scholars at Brown; engineering and seeding promising new areas of population research; and developing cross-unit collaborations on campus and with partners in Rhode Island and around the world.
The persistent separation of racial groups across U.S. neighborhoods has lessened slightly due to mixed-race marriages, according to researchers at Pennylvania State University and the University of Washington. But residential patterns differ depending on the racial makeup of the couple. Residential Segregation Declining Overall, residential segregation—neighborhood separation of whites, blacks, Asians, and Hispanics—has been consistently…Read More