Office of Population Research

About the Office of Population Research (OPR)

The Office of Population Research (OPR) at Princeton University, founded in 1936, is one of the nation’s oldest demographic research and training centers. OPR has a distinguished history of contributions in formal demography and the global study of fertility change. Subsequent generations of OPR scholars have made significant and ground-breaking contributions in the areas of social demography, bio-social interactions, health and wellbeing, children, youth and families, poverty and racial/ethnic inequality, urbanization, migration and development, and innovative methodologies.  (Click here for more)


Research Themes

Upcoming Events

OPR Joint -Cluster Meeting
Mar 27, 2023, 4:40 pm


Office of Population Research
OPR Student Event
Educational Hypogamy and Wives’ Earnings Advantage? Children and Earnings Divergence after Marriage
Mar 28, 2023, 12:00 pm


Notestein Seminars 2023
The moralization of socioeconomic diversity in higher education
Mar 29, 2023, 12:00 pm


Education Research Section
Portraits of Adolescents' Love Lives: Heterogeneity in Relationship Status Trajectories
Mar 30, 2023, 12:00 pm


Future of Families & Child Wellbeing Study