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psc brown bag iconThe Cultural Significance of the Second Demographic Transition

Lisa Neidert (Population Studies Center, University of Michigan)

10/08/2012, at noon in room 6050 ISR-Thompson.

This presentation will extend earlier work (2006, 2009) on the second demographic transition in the U.S. using a different measure of values than the vote in Presidential elections. The talk will also present a few unusual data resources, discuss issues with data quality and describe future directions for this research.


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