New Projects
Last updated on 06 Sep, 2017

Understanding the Connections among Genes, Environment, Family Processes and Mental Health 

The study, also known as Chitwan Valley Health and Stress Study (CVHSS) aims to understand the connections of the stress developed in the individuals with their genetic composition and the social and natural environment in Western Chitwan Valley of Nepal.


Improving Learning: Developing Measures of Accountability and Evaluating their Association with Students' Gains in Achievement in Nepal

This project will develop and validate measures of accountability to be shared with the Nepal Ministry of Education (MOE) and use those measures in an analysis of the determinants of accountability and its association with students’ gains in achievement. The study setting of this project is ChitwanValley.


New Data Dissemination for Comparative Population Science

This project will implement a series of data improvements and new dissemination and data-user support tools to dramatically enhance the availability and usability of the collected data (Chitwan Valley Family Study Panel Data). 


Family Migration Context and Early Life Outcomes: Migrant Interview Augmentation

The study adds a new migrant survey component to the Family Migration Context and Early Life Outcomes Study (FAMELO) which examines the impact of migration by family members on children age 5-17 in Western Chitwan Valley of Nepal.