The Center for Public Information on Population Research at the Population Reference Bureau explains and publicizes the findings of population research and their implications. The Center serves the entire field of population sciences by translating research into information that can be used by used by individuals, families, and decisionmakers in the public and private sectors. CPIPR Overview, 2016
Center activities include:
- Writing, producing, and disseminating web articles and Population Bulletins highlighting recent demographic research findings from other population centers.
- Hosting webinars and podcasts to raise awareness of population issues and research findings in the U.S. and internationally
- Organizing and hosting symposia and Congressional Briefings on population topics with policy implications, and posting webcasts and videos of symposia and briefings on the CPIPR website
- Hosting innovative web forums that provide updates and perspectives on recent demographic research relevant to current issues through webinars, reports, articles, panel discussions, and videos
Domestic Research Projects
International Research Projects
Regional Research Projects
Research to Policy
- “Children of Incarcerated Parents.” PRB Webinar with Kristin Turney, March 2015
- Co-sponsor of Congressional Briefing, “The Vow Factor: Marriage, Divorce, and Family Formation and Their Impact on Health and Well-Being.” U.S. Capitol Visitor Center, April 2015
- “Extreme Poverty and Health in the United States.” PRB/JHU 7th Annual Symposium on Policy and Health with Andrew Cherlin,Robert Moffitt, Kathryn Edin, and Jacky Jennings, June 2015
- “Vaccination and Vaccine-Preventable Childhood Diseases: Data and Trends.” PRB Webinar with Beth Jarosz, Reshma Naik, and Regan Foust, July 2015
CPIPR is connected to the research community through its advisory committee.
CPIPR is funded by a grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.
For more information:
Linda A. Jacobsen, Ph.D.
Director, Center for Public Information on Population Research
Population Reference Bureau
1875 Connecticut Ave., NW, Suite 520
Washington, DC 20009