These focal areas are at the heart of our mission…

Over the past 50 years, the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies has shifted in its concerns about overpopulation and has expanded its focus to examine relevant questions involving demographic shifts, resources, health, and the environment. We continue to rely strongly on a robust cadre of multi-disciplinary faculty to advance the field of population science. We address some of the world’s leading population and demographic challenges by primarily focusing on Social & Environmental Determinant of Health, Aging Societies, Workplace & Well-Being, and Social & Family Demography. Learn more…