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Public Release of Chinese Health and Family Life Survey

October 3, 2003

Oct 3, 2003 William Parish and Edward O. Laumann are pleased to announce the first public release of Chinese Health and Family Life Survey (CHFLS). The dataset is available for free, downloadable in several formats from the PRC website , by following the "download dataset" links. Research design and questionnaire are also available from this…

Three Fellows Receive Teaching Awards

September 26, 2003

Sep 26, 2003 Congratulations to Barbara Entwisle, Paul Leslie, and Boone Turchi for receiving teaching awards. Barbara Entwisle received a Distinguished Teaching Award for Post-Baccalaureate Instruction. Paul Leslie received the J. Carlyle Sitterson Freshman Teaching Award. Boone Turchi received a Tanner Faculty Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. For more information see the September 24,…

New Book by CPC Staff Members

September 9, 2003

Sep 9, 2003 John Spencer, Brian G. Frizzelle, Philip H. Page, and John B. Vogler recently published a book entitled Global Positioning System: A Field Guide for the Social Sciences. The book is a practical, step-by-step guide for social scientists with little or no mapping experience who want to collect geospatial data using GPS equipment.

Population Reference Bureau Names New President

September 9, 2003

William P. Butz, senior economist at RAND, and formerly an administrator at the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Science Foundation, was appointed president of the Population Reference Bureau on Aug. 22. He begins his duties October 15.

Former CPC postdoc, Robert Crosnoe, wins award

September 9, 2003

Sep 9, 2003 Robert completed his Ph.D. at Stanford University in 1999 and spent the next two years as a post-doctoral fellow at the CPC, with Glen Elder as his preceptor. He recently received the award for Distinguished Contributions Early in a Career of Research and Teaching on the Sociology of Children and Youth, from…