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)

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Upcoming Events

Contextual Factors Related to Child Maltreatment Across Stages of Child Development
Dec 2, 2021, 12:00 pm
Fragile Families Working Group
Effects of Migration on Institutions: Five Centuries of Evidence
Dec 2, 2021, 12:00 pm
CMD Colloquium Series
Weak Successors: the Final Calculus of the Founding Generation and the Rise of Xi Jinping
Dec 6, 2021, 8:30 pm
Center on Contemporary China