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The Hopkins Population Center (HPC) stimulates and facilitates original research that combines the core strengths in social science, public health, and biostatistics in emerging areas of population dynamics research. The HPC promotes cutting-edge methodology that integrates demography, population health and data science. The HPC has a priority in nurturing early-career Faculty Associates.  This mission is based on the significance and innovation of three primary research areas:

  • Poverty and Inequality
  • Sexual and Reproductive Health
  • Family, Maternal and Child Health

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A remark on the US official poverty line

A remark on the US official poverty line

“We draw a poverty line, a specific dollar amount. And unfortunately, that means that someone who has just $1 of income more than that is called ‘not poor.’ There are […]