CUPC brings together an interdisciplinary community of scholars dedicated to research and training in population science with broad focus on health, migration and environmental demography. By providing administrative, technical and development support, CUPC facilitates collegial interaction and nourishes collaboration across several departments, institutes, and universities. An important aspect of the Center is a high level of collaboration between faculty and graduate students. Center affiliates explore demographic processes in the US and a variety of international settings while applying their expertise to yield high quality, policy-relevant research and training. Current initiatives focus on largescale research initiatives, complex data collection efforts, and new methodological and statistical approaches.
Children who enter kindergarten after experiencing repeated household changes are more likely to display problem behaviors that inhibit learning and disrupt classrooms, Paula Fomby of the University of Michigan and Stefanie Mollborn of the University of Colorado show. Such changes include residential moves and shifts in family composition and household routines. Their findings—coupled with other…Read More
The percentage of U.S. adults who smoke has fallen dramatically during the past 50 years, from 42 percent in 1965 to just 15 percent in 2015.1 Despite this decline, roughly one in five U.S. deaths is due to tobacco-related disease, making it the nation’s top cause of preventable disease and death.Read More
In this webinar, Jason Bremner, associate vice president of International Programs at PRB, and Lori M. Hunter, professor of sociology at the University of Colorado Boulder, discussed the relationship between migration and the environment and highlighted innovative research taking place at population research centers. Their discussion was followed by a Q&A session. This webinar is…