Welcome to CPD!

The Centre on Population Dynamics (CPD) is a community of scholars dedicated to creating and disseminating new knowledge on the transformative demographic and health changes occurring across the globe.

Centre on Population Dynamics


The research conducted by members of the Centre on Population Dynamics lies within several key areas of demographic research: Family Dynamics; Social and Economic Determinants of Health; Education; Skill Acquisition, and Labour; Migration; and Aging.


The CPD brings together leading population researchers from disciplines across social science and health fields, including demography, economics, epidemiology, and sociology as well as computer science, geography and social work.


Population Dynamics Program Option

The Population Dynamics Option (PDO) is a cross-disciplinary, cross-faculty graduate program offered as an option within 5 existing Master’s and doctoral programs in the departments of Sociology, Economics, and Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health (EBOH) at McGill University.

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