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
September 11: RWJF Health & Society Scholars Seminar
 – “Meet the Scholars” presenting the 2014-2016 cohort of Harvard Pop Center RWJF Health & Society Scholars including Angie Boyce, Rourke O’Brien, and Colleen Reid.
September 29: Pop Center Seminar with Jim Smith of RAND

Call for PGDA Pilots Now: The Program on the Global Demography of Aging at Harvard University funds pilot project grants in the area of the Economics and Demography of Aging. The aim is to provide assistance to Harvard researchers in undertaking preliminary research that may subsequently lead to a larger research project.

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