Inequality, Mobility, and Well-being
What factors drive the desire to invest in education, enter the labor force, relocate to a new city, or even a new country? How do these cumulative decisions contribute to overall levels of development and inequality for the population? CPC faculty fellows take advantage of rich data available through Federal Statistical Research Data Centers and harness variations in the introduction of new policies to understand the dynamics of these dimensions of population change.
A Perfect Match? How Job Demands Shape Gender and Racial Discrimination in Hiring The project will examine whether and how job demands - the required skills and experiences associated with a job opening - are associated with gender and racial discrimination levels in hiring. We will use experimental procedures to examine whether employers are more or less likely…
Add Health Parent Study: Phase I The Add Health Parent Study (2015-2017), gathered social, behavioral, and health survey data in 2015-2017 on a probability sample of the Add Health parents who were originally interviewed in 1995. Data for 2,013 Wave I parents, ranging in age from 50-80 years and representing 2,244…
Cardiovascular Health of Sexual and Gender Minorities in the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos The cardiovascular health of Hispanic/Latino sexual and gender minorities has been understudied. The goal of this study is to examine relationships between sexual/gender minority stress, coping, social support, and heart disease - a leading cause of morbidity and mortality among Hispanic/Latinos in the U.S. Findings…
Cash Transfer and Intimate Partner Violence (CT & IPV) Research Collaborative The International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) is leading a collaborative research program on cash transfers and intimate partner violence (IPV). The overall long-term goal of the Cash Transfer and Intimate Partner Violence (CT & IPV) Research Collaborative is to advance the research agenda linking…
Cash Transfers for Adolescent Girls and young Women to Reduce Sexual Risk in Tanzania: A Qualitative and Behavioral Economics Assessment of the CARE Study The proposed study will examine the experiences of adolescent girls and young women (AGYM) who have been part of the CARE study, a cluster randomized controlled trial being implemented by Jhpiego / Sauti as part of DREAMS, a PEPFAR funded initiative designed to evaluate a…
Richard E. Bilsborrow