The Office of Population Research (OPR) at Princeton University has fostered research and training in population since it was founded in 1936 as the world’s first population research center. Our mission is to provide the resources and environment that will result in the creation and dissemination of fundamental demographic knowledge and the highest quality learning opportunities for doctoral and postdoctoral trainees.
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
New studies add to the growing body of research on the toll U.S. mass incarceration is taking on prisoner’s children and families. Three recent articles in the journal Demography document the spillover effects of the prison boom on family poverty, couples’ relationship stability, and child well-being.Read More
This list includes articles appearing in PubMed as of October 24, 2018 with publisher dates between January 1, 2018 and September 30, 2018 that reference P2C, R24, or T32 grant support from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute for Child Health and Human Development and oversight by Population Dynamics Branch Program Officials. Recent Articles Appearing in PubMed Massey DS, Tannen J….
The United States has more than 2 million people behind bars, and 45 percent were living with their children before they were imprisoned. U.S. children of incarcerated parents are an extremely vulnerable group, and much more likely to have behavioral problems and physical and mental health conditions than their peers. In this recording of a…