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PAA to Host Congressional Briefing: Making Sure Kids Count in the Big Count, Census 2020

On Monday, October 30th, join PAA for a Congressional Briefing titled “Making Sure Kids Count in the Big Count: Census 2020”  This widely attended event is open to all interested and lunch will be provided.  View the....

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PAA Applauds Report Issued by Commission on Evidence Based Policymaking

    Click here to download this release. The Population Association of America (PAA) and Association of Population Centers (APC) strongly support the collection of accurate, representative, and essential statistical data and the application of....

U.S. Senate Praises NIH Population Research Programs

U.S. Senate Praises NIH Population Research Programs

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PAA Urges Congress to Fund Census Bureau in Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Spending Measure

Sept. 1, 2017 Dear Representative: We are writing to urge Congress to allocate at least $300 million above the funding level for the Census Bureau in the FY 2018 Commerce, Justice, and Science Appropriations bill....

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#PAA2018 Agenda-at-a-Glance

        #PAA2018 Agenda-at-a-Glance

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Read the Latest Issue of Demography

Volume 54, Issue 5, October 2017

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Read PAA Affairs’ Latest Issue

PAA Affairs Fall 2017 In this issue: And the winner is… PAA Election Results PAA is soliciting for a new treasurer and PAA Affairs is soliciting for a new editor Categories for nominees for PAA....

Election Results

PAA 2017 Election Results

Congratulations to the 2017 election winners: President-elect: John Casterline, The Ohio State University Vice President-elect: Noreen Goldman, Princeton University Board of Directors: Emily Hannum, University of Pennsylvania Mary Beth Ofstedal, University of Michigan James Raymo,....

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Children of Migrants: The Cumulative Impact of Parental Migration on Children’s Education and Health Outcomes in China

Since the end of 1990s, approximately 160 million Chinese rural workers migrated to cities for work. Because of restrictions on migrant access to local health and education systems, many rural children are left behind in....

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Neighborhoods, Schools, and Academic Achievement: A Formal Mediation Analysis of Contextual Effects on Reading and Mathematics Abilities

Although evidence indicates that neighborhoods affect educational outcomes, relatively little research has explored the mechanisms thought to mediate these effects. This study investigates whether school poverty mediates the effect of neighborhood context on academic achievement.....

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Ecological Instability and Children’s Classroom Behavior in Kindergarten

We engage the concept of ecological instability to assess whether children’s exposure to frequent change in multiple contexts is associated with teacher reports of students’ overall behavior, externalizing behavior, and approach to learning during kindergarten.....

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Increasing Inequality in Parent Incomes and Children’s Schooling

Income inequality and the achievement test score gap between high- and low-income children increased dramatically in the United States beginning in the 1970s. This article investigates the demographic (family income, mother’s education, family size, two-parent....

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PAA seeks to promote scientific excellence, nurture the growth of population science through graduate training, and expand the reach and relevance of demographic research. In recognition of this important work, five major foundations have awarded the PAA with grants totaling $1,000,000 with the expectation that the membership will match these contributions.

Event Highlights

International Conference on Economic Reserach

Oct 21, 2017

On behalf of the Organization Committee,we are pleased to invite you to the International Conference on Economic Reserach (ECONALANYA 2017) which will be held on 20-21th October 2017 in Alanya, Turkey. ECONALANYA aims at disseminating....

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IUSSP International Population Conference

Nov 4, 2017

About the Conference Statistics South Africa, on behalf of the Republic of South Africa, will host the 28th International Population Conference of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population (IUSSP) in Cape Town,....

Making Sure Kids Count in the Big Count: Census 2020

Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pmRayburn House Office Building, The Gold Room

Young children are among the most likely to be overlooked in the once-a-decade Census count. In 2010, one in ten children aged 0-4 were left out of the enumeration. Why did this happen? What are....

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International Conference on Economic Reserach
Oct 20 – Oct 21 all-day
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IUSSP International Population Conference
Oct 29 – Nov 4 all-day
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Making Sure Kids Count in the Big Count: Census 2020 12:00 pm
Making Sure Kids Count in the Big Count: Census 2020 @ Rayburn House Office Building, The Gold Room
Oct 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm
Making Sure Kids Count in the Big Count: Census 2020 @ Rayburn House Office Building, The Gold Room
Young children are among the most likely to be overlooked in the once-a-decade Census count. In 2010, one in ten children aged 0-4 were left out of the enumeration. Why did this happen? What are....
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Kristin Turney

Kristin Turney

Kristin Turney is one of four William T. Grant Scholars who have been awarded grants to support their development as mentors to junior colleagues. The Scholars will mentor promising post-doctoral fellows in enhancing their methodological skills, publication records, and career networks.

The Scholars mentoring grant is designed to help William T. Grant Scholars hone their skills and abilities as mentors and help researchers of color reach higher levels on the career ladder. The award encourages Scholars to be strong mentors attuned to the career development challenges disproportionately faced by their junior colleagues of color. Read more.