Welcome to the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies!

As a University-wide initiative, we bring together scientists from all corners of the Harvard campus – and beyond – to make exciting advances in population research. With seven billion people living on the planet and a projected nine billion by 2050, our focus is on examining the most nuanced trends and important challenges in this century.

Upcoming Seminars

RWJF Health & Society Scholars Seminar: October 22 – S. Bryn Austin, ScD, Gender Expression, Stigma, and Public Health: Research Insights Into the Burden on Child Health

Pop Center Seminar: October 26 – Thomas W. Pullum, PhD, The Demographic and Health Surveys Program: Current Research


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