Using the PSID to Conduct Life Course Analyses

This webinar, part of the LCRN’s series based on the Handbook of Life Course Health Development, features Narayan Sastry, PhD.


Dr. Sastry is a Research Professor in the Population Studies Center and Survey Research Center at the University of Michigan’s Institute for Social Research, Adjunct Senior Social Scientist at the RAND Corporation, Co-Director of the Los Angeles Family and Neighborhood Survey (L.A.FANS), and Associate Director on the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID). He is also Director of the Displaced New Orleans Residents Survey (DNORS) that is being designed to study the long-term demographic effects of Hurricane Katrina on the pre-storm population of New Orleans. Dr. Sastry has been at the University of Michigan since 2006. He was previously a Senior Social Scientist at RAND and Associate Director of RAND’s Labor and Population Program and Population Research Center. Dr. Sastry’s research interests center on studying the social and spatial dimensions of health, development, and well-being of children and adolescents, both in the United States and in less developed countries. He has received his Ph.D. in Demography and Public Affairs from Princeton University in 1995.


Webinar recording available here – Please note that during the first few minutes of this webinar, there is no visual, so you will see a black screen.