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 27 –Postpartum Protection from Pregnancy: Evidence from Developing Countries,” Iqbal Shah, Principal Research Scientist, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

April 28 – “Marriage Markets and the Gender Gap Reversal in Education: Global Trends and the Case of India,” Albert Esteve, from noon – 1:30 p.m. The special lecture is co-sponsored by the Harvard Sociology department, and the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, and will take place in William James Hall 501.

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