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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.

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Many of the PRC Brown Bag Seminar presentations from Spring 2010 onward are available for viewing.  Watch Brown Bag Presentations.

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Harel Shapira recipient of 2015 award from the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation

Through this research Dr. Shapira will provide insight into the growing phenomenon of Americans carrying firearms for self-defense and associated acts of violence

David Pedulla receives grant to study labor market placements of disadvantaged groups

Project will investigate how employer preferences shape distribution of opportunities to minorities and females.

Leticia Marteleto to chair new IUSSP Scientific Panel

The IUSSP Council will establish a panel on Youth and Intergenerational Relations in Developing Countries to run through December 2018

David Yeager awarded grant to promote mindsets about the purpose of schoolwork and assessing academic perserverance

The project will measure academic perserverance to aid in student intervention.

David Yeager receives funding to study sociological and contextual persepectives on psychological interventions

This study is designed to help practioners understand how psychology and social processes influence adolescent development.

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