Center for the Study of Higher Education

The Center for the Study of Higher Education (CSHE) at The Pennsylvania State University produces high quality research in several areas, including the changing landscape of higher education and cross-country evaluations of higher education systems.

Population Research Institute

Penn State’s Population Research Institute (PRI) encourages, organizes, and supports innovative research and training in the population sciences. Drawing on the talents of over sixty outstanding scholars, PRI provides a supportive and collegial intellectual environment to stimulate collaborative, externally funded research.


GRADE (Grupo de Analisis para el Desarrollo) is a private research center in Lima, Peru.  Its mission is to conduct applied research to stimulate and enrich the debate, design and implementation of public policies.