About the PRC
The Population Research Center is an interdisciplinary research unit of the University of Texas at Austin that provides support for population-related research projects at UT. Faculty researchers come from departments all across campus. Our researchers' projects focus primarily on health disparities, parenting, partnering and human development, educational inequality and opportunity, and socioeconomic inequality and work.
Watch PRC Brown Bags
Many of the PRC Brown Bag Seminar presentations from Spring 2010 onward are available for viewing. Watch Brown Bag Presentations.
David Yeager awarded grant to promote mindsets about the purpose of schoolwork and assessing academic perserverance
A study to measure academic perserverance and develop student-targeted intervention and teacher practices
David Yeager recieves funding to study sociological and contextual persepectives on psychological interventions
A study designed to help practitioners understand the boundary conditions for using psychological interventions and how psychology and social processes combine to influence adolescent development
This study will conduct a large scale, randomized experiment with a stratified, national probability sample of 9th grade in 2015-16 school year
Cynthia Osborne awarded grant to measure the effectiveness of formal mediation in child protection cases
A project aimed at determining whether the use of mediation is a cost-effective strategy that also leads to better outcomes for the children
This project seeks to make inroads into the gap in the literature by merging company-level data with evidence from an original experimental audit study of job openings