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Our Research

The HPC is using developmental infrastructure funds in several ways:  providing seed grants, supporting working groups, and supporting research and policy workshops and mini-conferences.  Its goal is to encourage interdisciplinary research and to support the development of new investigators.

Some of our active pilot projects include:

  • Reducing Disability via a Bundled Bio-Behavioral-Environmental Approach (CAPABLE)
  • Longevity of Couples: Life Span Correlations Among Partners
  • Understanding Family Instability in the Lives of Poor Youth
  • A Simple Model of Migration in China
  • Saliva DNA Methylation
  • Integration of North Korean Refugees in South Korea
  • Migration Along the Transoceanic Highway
  • National Black Men's Health Pilot Study

We also have the following current research themes:

  • Poverty and Inequality
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Transition to Adulthood and Family Demography
  • Computational Demography