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Mon, March 13, 2017, noon:
Rachel Best

Emily Merchant

Postdoctoral Fellow, Neukom Institute for Computational Science and in the Department of History, Dartmouth College.

Ph.D., University of Michigan

history of global population projection in the twentieth century

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Parton, W.J., Myron Gutmann, Emily Merchant, M.D. Hartman, P.R. Adler, F.M. McNeal, and S.M. Lutz. 2015. "Measuring and mitigating agricultural greenhouse gas production in the US Great Plains, 1870-2000." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 112(34): E4681-E4688. PMCID: PMC4553787. DOI. Abstract.

Sylvester, Kenneth M., Daniel G. Brown, Susan Hautaniemi Leonard, Emily Merchant, and Meghan Hutchins. 2015. "Exploring agent-level calculations of risk and returns in relation to observed land-use changes in the US Great Plains, 1870-1940." Regional Environmental Change, 15(2): 301-315. PMCID: PMC4340090. DOI. Abstract.

Gratton, Brian, and Emily Merchant. 2013. "Immigration, Repatriation, and Deportation: The Mexican-Origin Population in the United States, 1920-1950." International Migration Review, 47(4): 944-975. DOI. Abstract.

Gutmann, Myron, S. Pullum-Pinon, Kristine M. Witkowski, G. Deane, and Emily Merchant. 2012. "Land Use and Family Formation in the Settlement of the US Great Plains." Social Science History, 36(3): 279-310. PMCID: PMC3952274. DOI. Abstract.

Merchant, Emily, B. Gratton, and Myron Gutmann. 2012. "A Sudden Transition: Household Changes for Middle Aged U.S. Women in the Twentieth Century." Population Research and Policy Review, 31(5): 703-726. PMCID: PMC3432984. DOI. Abstract.

Alter, George C., Myron Gutmann, Susan Hautaniemi Leonard, and Emily Merchant. 2012. "Introduction: Longitudinal Analysis of Historical-Demographic Data." Journal of Interdisciplinary History, 42(4): 503-517. DOI. Abstract.

Hartman, M.D., Emily Merchant, W. Parton, Myron Gutmann, S. Lutz, and S. Williams. 2011. "Impact of historical land-use changes on greenhouse gas exchange in the US Great Plains, 1883-2003." Ecological Applications, 21(4): 1105-1119. DOI. Abstract.