Upstate Population Consortium

The Upstate Population Consortium (UPC) is an initiative of CPC and the Center for Aging and Policy Studies (CAPS) at Syracuse University. Its goal is to foster a community of population scholars in upstate New York. UPC activities include an annual workshop and seed grant funding for collaborative research.

The inaugural 2016-17 CPC-CAPS Upstate Population Consortium Seed Grant Program supported joint research between CPC and CAPS affiliates through seed funding of the following projects:

Merril Silverstein (Syracuse University) and Rachel Dunifon (PAM), “Religiosity as a Health-Promoting Resource for Custodial Grandparents

Katherine Michelmore (Syracuse University) and Peter Rich (PAM, “Trajectories of Student Disadvantage: Unpacking Free/Reduced Price Lunch Eligibility across Childhood

Sarah Hamersma (Syracuse University) and Warren Brown (CISER), “SNAP and Labor Market Decisions over the Life Course