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

Restrictions on Migration Create Gender Inequality: The Story of China’s Left-Behind Children
Oct 11, 2022, 12:00 pm
The Costs and Benefits of Social Ties
Oct 11, 2022, 4:30 pm
Racial and Ethnic Disparities Across Urban-Suburban School Contexts
Oct 13, 2022, 12:00 pm
Refuge: How the State Shapes Human Potential
Oct 13, 2022, 12:00 pm