Population Studies Center

  1. January 29, 2024

    More Americans support government assistance for elder care

    A study by U-M researcher Sarah Patterson found that by 2022, more Americans felt government agencies should be providing help in caring for older adults.

  2. January 11, 2021

    Campus briefs

    Short news items from around the University of Michigan.

  3. December 10, 2020

    $1M gift to PSC establishes fund to support demographic training

    U-M’s Population Studies Center has received a $1 million gift from alumnus Marshall Weinberg to support a specialized demographic apprenticeship for predoctoral and postdoctoral scholars.

  4. October 29, 2019

    Paid leave may widen the ‘mommy gap,’ study finds

    Many policymakers and scholars believe offering paid leave to families would lead to increased gender equity in labor markets, a study led by a U-M researcher indicates the reverse effect.

  5. April 19, 2018

    Knight Foundation grant to help project amplify Detroit voices

    The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation has awarded $761,000 to help U-M researchers collect and report Detroit residents’ opinions on pressing and interesting policy issues.

  6. February 6, 2018

    ISR program offers support for cross-campus collaborators

    The new Population Dynamics and Health Program, within the Population Studies Center at the Institute for Social Research, will be an incubator for young researchers across U-M.

  7. June 26, 2017

    U-M receives grant to study impact of low-cost family planning

    A U-M economist will lead a grant of up to $5.9 million to study how reducing financial barriers to reproductive health care affects women’s lives.

  8. February 22, 2017

    Study suggests need for new approach to unintended pregnancy

    Contrary to prevailing thought, first-time mothers who receive more educational advantages at an early age are more likely to have their first birth result from an unintended pregnancy, a new U-M study found.