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

April 13 – “Can E-Governance Reduce Capture of Public Programs? Experimental Evidence from a Financial Reform of India’s Employment Guarantee,” Esther Duflo, Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of Poverty Alleviation and Development Economics, MIT and Director, Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL)

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