Brown Bag Seminar Archive

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November 30, 2020
Laura Wherry (Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, New York University),
The Effects of a Large-Scale Prenatal Care Intervention
November 16, 2020
Ryan Brown (Economics, University of Colorado Denver),
The Impact of Access to Clean Water on Cognitive and Physical Development: Evidence from Mexico's Programa de Agua Limpia.
October 26, 2020
Robert Manduca (Sociology, U of M),
Trends in Absolute Income Mobility in North America and Europe
October 19, 2020
Arland Thornton (PSC, U of M), Linda Young-Demarco,
Literacy Among American Indians: Levels and Trends from 1900 to 1930 and Across Birth Cohorts from 1830 to 1920
October 1, 2020
Belinda Archibong (Economics, Barnard College),
Economic Development Seminar with Belinda Archibong
September 28, 2020
Natasha V. Pilkauskas (Ford School of Public Policy, U of M),
Beyond the Nuclear Family: Children and Shared Living Arrangements.
September 21, 2020
Heejung Jang (PSC, U of M), Sarah Patterson (PSC, U of M), Nicardo McInnis (PSC, U of M), Sarah Patterson (PSC, U of M), Jamie Budnick (PSC, U of M),
PSC Postdoctoral Fellows: Introductions and Updates
April 6, 2020
Barbara A. Anderson (PSC, U of M), William H. Frey (PSC, U of M), David S. Johnson (PSC, U of M),
Panel on Census 2020: Opportunities and Challenges
March 23, 2020
Natasha V. Pilkauskas (PSC, U of M),
CANCELED: Natasha V. Pilkauskas presents recent research
March 17, 2020
Paul Mohai (Professor of Environment,, SEAS, SRC),
CANCELED: Are Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Environmental Burdens Linked to Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Health?
February 24, 2020
Jennifer S. Barber (PSC, U of M),
Who Gets What They Want and Why? Black-White Differences in Pregnancy Desire and Pregnancy
February 3, 2020
Kara Joyner (Professor of Sociology, Bowling Green State University),
Status Exchange in Same-Sex and Different-Sex Newlywed Couples
January 27, 2020
Martha J. Bailey (Research Professor, U of M), Katie Genadek (Faculty Associate, CU-Boulder, US Census Bureau), Jason Lindo (Professor of Economics, Texas A&M, NBER, IZA), Vanessa Dalton (U of M),
Panel on Contraceptive Access Research and Evaluation
December 2, 2019
Peter Rich (Assistant Professor, Policy Analysis and Management Cornell Population Center, Center for the Study of Inequality and Department of Sociology, Cornell University),
School district segregation and the racial inertia of parental choices since 1970
November 18, 2019
Marcia J. Carlson (Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison),
Longer lives, Later Births: Implications for Generational Overlap in Denmark
October 28, 2019
Trevon Logan (North Hall Chair of Economics, Economics, UC Santa Barbara),
Physician Bias and Racial Disparities in Health: Evidence from Veterans' Pensions
October 21, 2019
Margaret Hicken (PSC, U of M),
Landscapes of Racial Dispossession and Control: Tracing the development of early career research on racial health inequities
September 30, 2019
Carina Gronlund (Survey Research Center),
Impact of enviornmental factors on vulnerability to extreme heat and extreme precipitation
September 23, 2019
Dirgha J. Ghimire (PSC, U of M), Achyuta Adhvaryu (PSC, U of M),
PDHP Seed Grant Recipients
September 16, 2019
Arianna Gard (PSC, U of M), Heejung Jang (PSC, U of M), Sarah Patterson (PSC, U of M),
PSC Postdoc Introductions: Dr. Arianna Gard, Dr. Heejung Jang, Dr. Sarah Patterson
April 29, 2019
Paula Fomby (PSC, U of M),
Big Data in Population Science Discussion Forum
April 22, 2019
David J. Deming (Professor, Graduate School of Education, Harvard University),
STEM Careers and the Changing Skill Requirements of Work
April 15, 2019
Emilio Zagheni (Director, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research),
Studying migration processes using Facebook data
April 1, 2019
Dennis Feehan (Assistant Professor, Department of Demography, University of California, Berkeley),
Using an Online Sample to Learn about an Offline Population
March 18, 2019
Amanda Kowalski (PSC, U of M),
Selection into Clinical Trials and Implications for External Validity
February 25, 2019
Margaret Frye (PSC, U of M),
Constraints and Conventions in African Assortative Mating
January 28, 2019
Paul J. Fleming (PSC, U of M),
Immigration policy changes and their impact on health
December 3, 2018
Paula Fomby (PSC, U of M),
Issues in Immigration: PSC Discussion Forum
November 26, 2018
Fernando Riosmena (Associate Professor of Geography, Population Program & Department of Geography, University of Colorado Boulder),
Identifying explanations of the Hispanic Health Paradox, immigrant adaptation, and neighborhood effects on health.
November 5, 2018
Katharine Donato (Director, Institute for the Study of International Migration, Georgetown University),
When Children are No Longer Children: U.S. Immigrants in a Deportation State
October 29, 2018
Katherine Eriksson (UC Davis),
CANCELLED - Issues in Immigration: Katherine Eriksson
October 22, 2018
Sarah Seelye (PSC, U of M), Karra Greenberg (PSC, U of M), Lauren L. Brown (PSC, U of M), Julie Ober Allen (PSC, U of M), Emily Treleaven (PSC, U of M), Angela Bruns (PSC, U of M),
Postdocs presenting research interests and ongoing projects
October 1, 2018
Kerri-Anne Cross, Charlie Mattison,
Clinic: Budget Development for Funded Research
May 7, 2018
Student Forum
April 16, 2018
Florencia Torche (Professor, Department of Sociology, Stanford University),
Unequal origins: Prenatal exposures, stratification, and children's educational achievement
April 9, 2018
Mike Hout (Professor, Sociology, NYU),
College Dropout in the United States, 1980-2010: Persistent Problems and Inequalities
April 2, 2018
Sean Reardon (Professor, Graduate School of Education, Stanford University),
Inequality of Educational Opportunity in the US: Evidence from Population Data, 2009-2015
March 12, 2018
Student Forum
March 5, 2018
Judith A. Seltzer (Professor, Department. of Sociology, University of California),
Are Families Becoming More Complex?
February 12, 2018
Brian Powell (James H. Rudy Professor, Department of Sociology, Indiana University Bloomington),
Americans' Views on Refusal of Services to Same-Sex Couples: Evidence from a National Survey Experiment
February 5, 2018
Wendy Manning (Professor, Department of Sociology, Bowling Green State University),
A Plateau in Family Complexity Among Children?
January 22, 2018
Narayan Sastry (PSC, U of M),
The Effects of Childhood Health on Young Adult Education
January 8, 2018
Joffre Dan Swait, Jr (PSC, University of Technology Sydney),
Choosing How Best to Choose: Antecedent Volition & Process Representation in Models of Choice Behavior
November 13, 2017
Steven Alvarado (Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Cornell University),
Childhood neighborhood disadvantage and adult social and economic well-being: Evidence from sibling and cousin fixed effects using the NLSY
November 6, 2017
Jennie Brand (Professor, Dept of Sociology, UCLA),
Unequal Families, Unequal Effects: How Family Disruption is not Uniformly Disruptive to Children's Educational Attainment
October 23, 2017
Carol Shiue (Professor, Economics, University of Colorado Boulder),
Social Mobility in the Long-Run: An Analysis with Five Linked Generations in China 1300-1900
October 9, 2017
Sanyu Mojola (PSC, U of M),
HIV after 40 in Rural South Africa: Aging in the Context of an HIV epidemic.
October 2, 2017
Valentina Duque (PSC, U of M),
Integrating Early-Life Shocks and Human Capital Investments on Children's Education
September 18, 2017
Adriana Reyes (PSC, U of M),
Poverty and Income Pooling in Extended Family Households
September 11, 2017
Angela Bruns (PSC, U of M), Karra Greenberg (PSC, U of M), Sarah Seelye (PSC, U of M), Emily Treleaven (PSC, U of M),
Welcoming of Postdoctoral Fellows: Dr. Angela Bruns, Dr. Karra Greenberg, Dr. Sarah Seelye and Dr. Emily Treleaven
April 10, 2017
Elizabeth Eve Bruch (PSC, U of M),
Human Decision Processes, Population Structure, and Online Dating Markets
March 20, 2017
Dean Yang (PSC, U of M),
PSC Brown Bag: Taken by Storm: Hurricanes, Migrant Networks, and U.S. Immigration
March 13, 2017
Rachel Best (PSC, U of M),
Disease Advocacy and the NIH Budget
February 13, 2017
Daniel Almirall (PSC, U of M),
Getting SMART about Adaptive Interventions in Clinical and Health Services Research
January 23, 2017
H. Luke Shaefer (PSC, U of M),
Has the decline of cash assistance impacted the well-being of poor children?
October 24, 2016
James Hilton (Dean of Libraries and Vice Provost for Academic Innovation, University Libraries, University of Michigan),
Academic Innovation and the Global Public Research University
October 10, 2016
David Jaeger (Professor, Economics, City University of New York),
Does Reality TV Induce Real Effects? On the Questionable Association Between 16 and PREGNANT and Teenage Childbearing
October 3, 2016
C. Hoyt Bleakley (PSC, U of M),
Longevity, Education, and Income: How Large is the Triangle?
September 19, 2016
Jennifer S. Barber (PSC, U of M),
The Paradox of Unintended Pregnancy: Why Do So Many Young Women Who Say They Don’t Want to Get Pregnant Get Pregnant Anyway?
September 12, 2016
Melanie Wasserman (PSC, U of M), Adriana Reyes (PSC, U of M),
Incoming Post Doctoral Fellow Introductions
April 18, 2016
Sarah Anne Stoddard (PSC, U of M),
Neighborhood Influences on Youth Violence and Substance Use
April 11, 2016
Belinda L. Needham (PSC, U of M),
Gender differences in telomere length across the life course
April 4, 2016
Elizabeth A. Armstrong (PSC, U of M),
Paying for the Party
March 28, 2016
Heather Thompson (Professor of History, Afro-American and African Studies, U of M),
CANCELLED: Why Mass Incarceration Matters
March 14, 2016
Alexandra Murphy (PSC, U of M),
When the Sidewalks End: Poverty and Isolation in an American Suburb
March 7, 2016
Michael G. Mueller-Smith (PSC, U of M),
The Criminal and Labor Market Impacts of Incarceration
February 1, 2016
Sarah Miller (PSC, U of M),
Childhood Medicaid Coverage and Later Life Health Care Utilization
December 7, 2015
Daniel Eisenberg (PSC, U of M),
The Healthy Minds Network: Population-level Approaches to Adolescent and Young Adult Mental Health
November 16, 2015
Alexandra Minna Stern (PSC, U of M), ,
Eugenic Sterilization in 20th-century California: From Demographic Analysis to Digital Storytelling
November 9, 2015
Fabian T. Pfeffer (PSC, U of M), ,
Multigenerational Associations in Social Status in the U.S.
November 2, 2015
Deirdre Bloome (PSC, U of M),
Income Inequality and Lifetime Income Dynamics in the US
October 19, 2015
Rob Stephenson (PSC, U of M),
Providing HIV prevention and care for male couples
October 12, 2015
Joe Grengs (PSC, U of M),
Getting There: Policy and Planning for Social Equity in Transportation
October 5, 2015
Colter Mitchell (PSC, U of M),
The biological consequences of growing up in poverty: neighborhoods, schools and families
September 21, 2015
Elizabeth Nansubuga (Populations Studies, Makerere University),
Prevalence and risk factors of maternal near miss in Central Uganda: a community based study
September 14, 2015
Nicole Kravitz-Wirtz (PSC, U of M), Lauren Schmitz (PSC, U of M), Abigail Weitzman (PSC, U of M), Michael G. Mueller-Smith (PSC, U of M), Valentina Duque (PSC, U of M),
Introduction of incoming PSC Post Docs
May 18, 2015
Lois M. Verbrugge (PSC, U of M),
Disability Experience and Measurement
April 13, 2015
Bill Birdsall (Associate Professor Emeritus, School of Social Work, U of M),
Really Understanding Homelessness: How the University Can Contribute
April 6, 2015
Jinkook Lee (University of Southern California),
Wellbeing of the Elderly in East Asia: China, Korea, and Japan
March 23, 2015
Shelly Lundberg (Leonard Broom Professor of Demography, University of California, Santa Barbara),
Lifting the Burden: State Care of the Elderly and Labor Supply of Adult Children (with Katrine V. Løken and Julie Riise)
March 16, 2015
Maurizio Mazzocco (Department of Economics, UCLA),
Cohort Size and the Marriage Market: Explaining Nearly a Century of Changes in U.S. Marriage Rates
March 9, 2015
Luigi Pistaferri (Stanford University),
Consumption Inequality and Family Labor Supply
February 23, 2015
Elizabeth Frankenberg (Duke University),
Recovery in Indonesia after the 2004 Indian Ocean Tsunami
February 2, 2015
Monica Grant (Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Wisconsin - Madison),
CANCELED! The Demographic Promise of Free Primary Education: Trends in the Age of First Birth in Malawi
January 26, 2015
Jeff Smith (PSC, U of M),
The Consequences of Mismatch Between Students and Colleges
January 12, 2015
Filiz Garip,
On the Move: The Changing Dynamics of Mexico-U.S. Migration
December 8, 2014
Chenoa Flippen (Associate Professor, Sociology, University of Pennsylvania),
Immigrant Context and Opportunity: New Destinations and Socioeconomic Attainment among Asians in the United States
December 1, 2014
Linda J. Waite (University of Chicago),
Understanding the Health and Well-Being of Adults over 60
November 10, 2014
Scott T. Yabiku (Arizona State University),
Migration, Schooling Aspirations, and the Role of Sending Community Context.
November 3, 2014
Melvin Stephens (Department of Economics, University of Michigan),
Estimating the Impacts of Program Benefits: Using Instrumental Variables with Underreported and Imputed Data
October 6, 2014
Elisha Renne (Professor of Anthropology, Aftromerican and African Studies, PSC, U of M),
The Unintended Consequences of Family Planning Initiatives in Nigeria
September 22, 2014
Paula Fomby (Associate Research Scientist and Faculty Associate, SRC, PSC, U of M),
Family Complexity, Siblings, and Children’s Aggressive Behavior at School Entry
September 15, 2014
Dustin Brown (Research Fellow, PSC and SRC, PSC, U of M),
Spousal Education and Adult Mortality Risk in the United States
September 8, 2014
Emily Smith-Greenaway (PSC, U of M), Apoorva Jadhav (PSC, U of M), Holly Donahue Singh (PSC, U of M),
PSC Incoming Post Docs
April 21, 2014
Grant Miller (Stanford University),
Managerial Incentives in Public Service Delivery: Evidence from School-based Nutrition Programs in Rural China
April 14, 2014
Jeanne Brooks-Gunn (Columbia University),
Fragile Families: Implications for Parenting and Child Well-being
March 24, 2014
Joe Eisenberg,
Environmental determinants of Infectious diseases: Roads and diarrheal disease
March 17, 2014
Tom Vogl (Princeton University),
Differential Fertility, Human Capital, and Development
March 10, 2014
Samuel Bazzi (Boston University),
Skill Transferability, Migration, and Development: Evidence from Population Resettlement in Indonesia
February 10, 2014
Christopher Monk (University of Michigan),
Neuroimaging and Population Science
February 3, 2014
Marcia J. Carlson (School of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison),
Multi-Partnered Fertility and Child Well-Being among Urban U.S. Families
January 13, 2014
Barbara A. Anderson (PSC, U of M),
Projecting Low Fertility: Some Thoughts about the Plausibility and Implications of Assumptions
December 9, 2013
Sharon R. Kardia (PSC, U of M),
Genomics in the Health and Retirement Study
December 2, 2013
James Trussell (Princeton University),
High Hopes versus Harsh Realities: The Population Impact of Emergency Contraceptive Pills
November 11, 2013
Yasamin Kusunoki (PSC, U of M),
Relationship Dynamics and Contraception: The Role of Seriousness, Instability, and Violence
November 4, 2013
Ben Hansen (PSC, U of M),
Getting what you can, and no more, from administrative data: Matching and omitted variable sensitivity for quasiexperiments in K-12 education
October 21, 2013
Prashant Bharadwaj (University of California, San Diego),
Perverse Consequences of Well-Intentioned Regulation: Evidence from India's Child Labor Ban This presentation will not be streamed or archived.
October 14, 2013
Vimal Ranchhod (University of Cape Town),
Genuine Fakes: The prevalence and implications of data fabrication in a large South African survey
October 7, 2013
Paula England (Professor of Sociology, New York University),
The Long Term Cohort Increase in Premarital First Births: Is it About Sex or the Economy?
September 16, 2013
Victor Agadajanian (Arizona State University),
Labor Migration, HIV, and Society in Rural Africa
September 9, 2013
Dustin Brown (PSC, U of M), Patrick Coate (PSC, U of M), Pawel Krolikowski (PSC, U of M), Amelia Karraker (PSC, U of M), Emily Ann Marshall (PSC, U of M),
PSC Postdoc Introductions
April 29, 2013
Helge Brunborg (Social and Demographic Research, Statistics Norway),
On the Use of Demographic Evidence at International War Crime Tribunals
April 15, 2013
Carlos Dobkin (Department of Economics, University of California, Santa Cruz),
The Mechanisms of Alcohol Control: Evidence from the Canadian Minimum Legal Drinking Age
April 8, 2013
Randolph Roth (Professor of History and Sociology, Ohio State University),
Child Murder in America
April 1, 2013
Thomas A. DiPrete (Department of Sociology, Columbia University), Joscha Legewie,
High School Environments, STEM Orientations, and the Gender Gap in Science and Engineering Degrees
March 11, 2013
Jennifer Johnson-Hanks (Department of Demography, University of California, Berkeley),
Aggregation Problems
February 26, 2013
Katharine Donato (Department of Sociology, Vanderbilt University),
Weathering the Storm? Employment Transitions of Low-Skill Mexican Immigrants, 2003-2011
February 11, 2013
Justin Wolfers (Economics and Public Policy, University of Michigan),
Growth in Income and Subjective Well-Being Over Time
January 28, 2013
Christine Bachrach (Maryland Population Research Center, University of Maryland),
A Cognitive Model of Culture for Demography
November 19, 2012
Martha Bailey (Department of Economics, National Poverty Center and Population Studies Center, University of Michigan), Olga Malkova, Zoe McLaren,
The Effects of U.S. Family Planning Programs on Children's Economic Resources
November 12, 2012
Christopher Wildeman (Department of Sociology, Yale University),
Cumulative Risks of Foster Care Placement for American Children, 2000-2009
November 5, 2012
Robin Jacob (Center for Advancing Research and Solutions for Society, University of Michigan), David Featherman (PSC, U of M),
School Reform and Beyond: A Comprehensive Approach to Foster Achievement
October 22, 2012
Angel Harris (Department of Sociology and Center for African American Studies, Princeton University),
A Search for Oppositional Culture: Race, Perceptions of Opportunity, and Academic Investment
October 16, 2012
Nancy Luke (Department of Sociology, Brown University),
Power and Priorities: Gender, Caste, and Household Bargaining in India
October 8, 2012
Lisa Neidert (Population Studies Center, University of Michigan),
The Cultural Significance of the Second Demographic Transition
October 1, 2012
Parfait M. Eloundou-Enyegue (Development Sociology and Demography, Cornell Population Program, Cornell University),
Demographic Transitions and Global Economic Inequality
September 10, 2012
Noreen Goldman (Office of Population Research and Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University),
Predicting Survival of Older Adults: Findings from a Biosocial Survey
April 16, 2012
Mario Small (Chair, Department of Sociology, University of Chicago),
The Institutional Foundations of Social Capital: Evidence from Mothers and Childcare Centers Co-sponsored with SRC
April 2, 2012
Nancy Landale (Department of Sociology and Crime. Law and Justice, Pennsylvania State University),
Health and Development of Mexican American Preschool Children: An Integrative Approach Using Latent Class Analysis
March 26, 2012
Elizabeth Bruch (University of Michigan),
Mate Preferences and Marriage Market Dynamics
March 12, 2012
Jenna Nobles (University of Wisconsin),
Rebuilding a Destroyed Population: Mortality, fertility, and the Indian Ocean tsunami Co-sponsored with SRC
February 13, 2012
Colter Mitchell (Center for Research on Child Wellbeing, Princeton University),
Family Instability, Genes, and Children’s Externalizing Behavior
February 6, 2012
Seth Sanders (Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy, Duke University),
The Great Migration and African American Mortality: Evidence from the Deep South
January 23, 2012
Shawn Dorius (University of Michigan),
The Rise and Fall of Worldwide Education Inequality from 1870-2010: Measurement and Trends
December 5, 2011
William H. Dow (School of Public Health and Berkeley Population Center, University of California, Berkeley),
Socioeconomic Risk Factors for Adult Mortality in a Middle-Income Country: The Costa Rican Longitudinal Mortality Study
November 21, 2011
Helen Levy (Institute for Social Research, School of Public Health and Gerald Ford School of Public Policy),
Measuring Health Literacy in the Health and Retirement Study
November 15, 2011
Leslie McCall (Department of Sociology, Northwestern University),
The Un/deserving Rich: American Beliefs about Opportunity and Inequality in the Era of Rising Inequality
November 7, 2011
Kenneth Chay (Department of Economics and Community Health, Brown University),
Health Insurance, Utilization and Mortality: Evidence from Medicare's Origins
October 24, 2011
Jennifer Barber (Department of Sociology and Research Professor, Population Studies Center and Survey Research Center), Yasamin Kusunoki (Assistant Research Scientist, Population Studies Center and Survey Research Center), Heather Gatny (Research Associate, Institute for Social Research),
Relationship Dynamics and Pregnancy: Seriousness, Instability, and Partner Change
October 10, 2011
Angela Fertig (Department of Health Policy and Management, College of Public Health, University of Georgia at Athens),
Portfolio Choice and Mental Health Issues
October 3, 2011
Yang Yang (Department of Sociology, Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center, and Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill),
Why Do Women Live Longer than Men? An Integrative Social and Biodemographic Approach to Explaining Sex Differences in Longevity
September 19, 2011
Aaron Mauck (School of Public Health, University of Michigan, Research Fellow, Epidemiology),
The Acute Problem of Chronic Disease in Twentieth Century Epidemiology
September 12, 2011
Caroline Sten Hartnett (PSC), Kenzie Latham (PSC), Jessica Wyse (PSC),
"White-Hispanic Differences in Meeting Fertility Intentions Over the Life Course"; "The Effect of Modifiable Risk Factors on Activity Limitation among Late Midlife Adults"; and "Intersections Between Crime and Community"
April 11, 2011
Christine Schwartz (Department of Sociology and Center for Demography and Ecology, University of Wisconsin - Madison),
The Reversal of the Education Gender Gap in Marriage and Marital Dissolution Co-sponsored with the Survey Research Center
April 5, 2011
Iwu Dwisetyani Utomo (Australian Demographic & Social Research Institute, Australian National University),
Life Situations of Young Fathers in Jakarta Co-sponsored with the Survey Research Center
March 29, 2011
Jeroen Spijker (Researcher, Centre d'Estudis Demografics, Barcelona, Spain),
Worldwide Household Patterns of Young Couples in Multilevel Perspective Co-sponsored with the Survey Research Center
March 22, 2011
Kathleen McGarry (Department of Economics, University of California - Los Angeles),
Dynamic Aspects of Family Transfers Co-sponsored with the Survey Research Center
March 14, 2011
Maria Glymour (Department of Society, Human Development, and Health, Harvard School of Public Health),
Social Determinants of Stroke in the Elderly: Race, Place and SES Co-sponsored with the Survey Research Center
March 7, 2011
Eileen Crimmins (Andrus Gerontology Center, University of Southern California),
Explaining the High and Worsening Position in Life Expectancy
February 21, 2011
David Lam (Department of Economics and Population Studies Center, Institute for Social Resarch),
How the World Survived the Population Bomb: Lessons from 50 Years of Exceptional Demographic History
February 14, 2011
Adriana Lleras-Muney (Economics Department, University of California - Los Angeles),
Does Staying in School (and not Working) Help Prevent Teen Drinking and Smoking?
February 7, 2011
Emma Aguila (RAND Corporation),
Experimental Analysis of the Health and Well-Being Effects of a Non-contributory Social Security Program
January 24, 2011
Joseph Price (Department of Economics, Brigham University),
Using Incentives to Encourage Healthy Eating in Children
January 10, 2011
Douglas S. Massey (Office of Population Research and Department of Sociology, Princeton University),
Postmodern Segregation: Patterns, Causes, and Consequences in the 21st Century
December 6, 2010
Emily Wiemers (University of Michigan),
The Effect of Unemployment on Household Composition and Doubling Up
November 22, 2010
Robert Kaestner (Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois, Chicago),
Health and Health Insurance Trajectories of Mexicans in the US
November 22, 2010
Robert Kaestner (Institute of Government and Public Affairs, University of Illinois, Chicago),
Health and Health Insurance Trajectories of Mexicans in the US
November 15, 2010
Leah Platt Boustan (Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles),
School Desegregation and Urban Change: Evidence from City Boundaries
November 8, 2010
Ellen Meara (The Dartmouth Institute for Health Policy and Clinical Practice, Dartmouth College), Ezra Golberstein, Susan Busch,
FDA and ABCs: Unintended Consequences of Antidepressant Warnings on Academic Achievement
November 1, 2010
Rebecca Thornton (PSC), Susan Godlonton (PSC, U of M), Alister Munthali,
Circumcision, Information, and HIV Prevention
October 11, 2010
Mick Couper, (PSC), Sheldon H. Danziger (PSC, U of M), Sioban D. Harlow (PSC, U of M), Susan Hautaniemi Leonard (PSC, U of M), James M. Lepkowski (PSC, U of M), Lauren Nicholas (PSC, U of M),
PSC Faculty Introductions: Faculty Offer Brief Descriptions of Their Research Interests and Projects
October 4, 2010
Charlie Brown (PSC), Philippa J. Clarke (PSC, U of M), Kathleen Ford (PSC, U of M), Vicki Freedman (PSC, U of M), Edward Norton (PSC, U of M), Jeffrey A. Smith (PSC, U of M), Kenneth M. Sylvester (PSC, U of M),
PSC Faculty Introductions: Faculty Offer Brief Descriptions of Their Research Interests and Projects
September 20, 2010
Scott Yabiku (Program in Sociology, School of Social and Family Dynamics, Arizona State University),
Schools, School Quality, and Marriage Timing
September 13, 2010
Deborah Carr (Department of Sociology and Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, Rutgers University),
If Nothing is Certain But Death and Taxes, Why Do So Few Americans Prepare for the End of Life?
June 15, 2010
Georgina Binstock (Centro de Estudios de Poblacion, Argentina),
Emerging Family Patterns in Latin America: The Southern Cone Experience osponsored with Survey Research Center
June 8, 2010
Attila Melegh (Demographic Research Institute, Institute of Sociology and Social Policy),
Globalization and Migration in Hungary Structures and Attitudes in a Comparative Perspective cosponsored with Survey Research Center
May 18, 2010
James Smith (Rand Corporation),
Effects of Childhood Mental and Physical Health on Adult SES COSPONSOR WITH SURVEY RESEARCH CENTER
April 12, 2010
Douglas Almond (Economics Department, Columbia University), Bhash Mazumder,
Health Capital and the Prenatal Environment: The Effect of Maternal Fasting During Pregnancy
April 6, 2010
Claudia Goldin (Department of Economics, Harvard University),
Career and Family osponsored with Economic History
March 22, 2010
Mel Stephens (School of Public Policy, Department of Economics, Population Studies Center and Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan), Kerwin Charles (University of Chicago),
Voter Turnout and the Labor Market
March 15, 2010
Sarah Burgard (Department of Sociology, Population Studies Center and Epidemiology, University of Michigan), Shige Song,
Social Inequality and Infant Mortality in China and India COSPONSOR WITH SURVEY RESEARCH CENTER
March 8, 2010
Kathleen Cagney (Visiting Professsor, University of Michigan, Population Studies Center and Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research;, Department of Health Studies, University of Chicago),
The Continuum of Disorder and Its Implications for Health COSPONSOR WITH SURVEY RESEARCH CENTER
February 15, 2010
Jennifer Ailshire (Center of Biodemography and Population Health, School of Gerontology, University of Southern California),
Objective and Perceived Neighborhood Environment and Social Engagement
February 8, 2010
Shawn Bushway (School of Criminal Justice, University of Albany, State University of New York),
Demographic and Criminological Perspectives on the Aging of the State Prison Population during the Era of Mass Incarceration (1974-2004) co-authors: Hui-shien Tsao and Herb Smith
February 1, 2010
Judy Birk (Managing Director, IRB Health Sciences and Behavioral Sciences), Lynette Hoelter (Director, Instructional Resources & Development, ICPSR), Lisa Neidert (Senior Research Associate, PSC),
Research Ethics Presentation
January 11, 2010
Bruce Western (Department of Sociology and Director of the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy at the Kennedy School of Government;, Harvard University),
Unions, Norms and the Rise in American Earnings Inequality cosponsored by National Poverty Center, University of Michigan
December 7, 2009
Arland Thornton (PSC, University of Michigan), Georgina Binstock, Kathryn Yount, Jalal Abbasi-Shavazi, Dirgha Ghimire,, Yu Xie (PSC, U of M),
International Fertility Change: New Data and Insights from the Developmental Idealism Framework co-sponsored by the Survey Research Center
December 1, 2009
Barb Koremenos, Arland Thornton (PSC, U of M),
Group discussion of Beth Simmons’ book MOBILIZING FOR HUMAN RIGHTS: INTERNATIONAL LAW IN DOMESTIC POLITICS Jointly sponsored by the CPS Interdisciplinary Workshop in Politics and Policy; the Political Methodology Workgroup in the Department of Political Science; the NIS; and the Population Studies Center
November 23, 2009
John Bound (PSC), Elizabeth Eve Bruch (PSC, U of M), Sarah Burgard (PSC, U of M), Reynolds Farley (PSC, U of M), Arline T. Geronimus (PSC, U of M), David J. Harding (PSC, U of M), Jeffrey Morenoff (PSC, U of M), Rachel C. Snow (PSC, U of M), Arland Thornton (PSC, U of M), Rebecca L. Thornton (PSC, U of M),
PSC Faculty Introductions: Faculty Offer Brief Descriptions of Their Research Interests and Projects
November 16, 2009
George Alter, Barbara Anderson, Martha Bailey, Jennifer Barber, Al Hermalin, David Lam, Narayan Sastry, Bob Schoeni, Yu Xie (PSC, U of M),
PSC Faculty Introductions: Faculty Offer Brief Descriptions of Their Research Interests and Projects
November 9, 2009
John Bound (Population Studies Center, Survey Research Center, Department of Economics, University of Michigan),
For Better or Worse? Increased Stratification in US Higher Education
November 6, 2009
Sunita Kishor (Macro International),
Making the Invisible Visible: Challenges of Measuring Gender and Women’s Empowerment Cosponsored by IRWG’s Gender & Global Health Program, SRC, and PSC
November 2, 2009
Yasamin Kusunoki (Population Studies Center, University of Michigan),
Contraceptive Method Choice among Youth in the United States: The Importance of Relationship Context
October 12, 2009
James J. Prescott (Law School, University of Michigan), Jonah Rockoff,
Do Sex Offender Registration and Notification Laws Affect Criminal Behavior?
October 5, 2009
Christopher Wildeman (School of Public Health, University of Michigan),
Imprisonment and Infant Mortality
September 14, 2009
Edward Norton (Department of Health Management and Policy, University of Michigan),
A Dynamic Economic Model of Weight Change
April 27, 2009
Nicola Branson, David Lam, Murray Leibbrandt, Vimal Ranchhod, Leticia Marteleto (PSC, U of M),
Causes and Consequences of Teen Pregnancy in South Africa
April 13, 2009
Steven J. Haider (Department of Economics, Michigan State University),
Can We Explain Black-White Disparities in Infant Mortality?
April 1, 2009
Yu Xie (Otis Dudley Duncan Distinguished University Professor of Sociology, Population Studies Center),
Understanding Inequality in China Distinguished University Professorship Lecture. Wednesday, April 1st, 4 pm, Rackham Amphitheatre.
March 23, 2009
Tom Fricke (Survey Research Center & Population Studies Center, Anthropology Department),
Conversions and Continuities: The Implications of Tamang Conversion to Christianity in Nepal for Thinking about Ideational Change
March 16, 2009
Magdalena Cerda (New York Academy of Medicine),
The Limits of Collective Efficacy: Investigating the Influence of Neighborhood Context on Levels of Violence in Medellin
March 15, 2009
Sarah Burgard (Department of Sociology and Population Studies Center, University of Michigan),
March 9, 2009
Claus Portner (Department of Economics, University of Washington),
The Demand for Sex Selective Abortions
March 2, 2009
Francesco Billari (Director, Dondena Centre for Research on Social Dynamics, University of Bocconi, Milano, Italy),
What Explains Fertility? Evidence from Italian Pension Reforms
February 15, 2009
Jennifer Ailshire (Population Studies Center, Survey Research Center and Department of Sociology, University of Michigan),
February 15, 2009
Jennifer Ailshire (Population Studies Center, Survey Research Center, Department of Sociology, University of Michigan),
February 9, 2009
Barbara Anderson (Professor, Department of Sociology, Population Studies Center), John H. Romani (Professor Emeritus of Public Health Administration, ),
Recycling Behavior Among Urban South Africans: The Role of Race and Social Status
February 3, 2009
Deborah Griffin (U.S. Census Bureau),
What the American Community Survey Can Tell Us about Mixed-Mode Surveys Jointly sponsored with the Survey Research Center, TUESDAY Feb. 3, 12 noon, 6050 ISR
January 12, 2009
Mark Padilla (School of Public Health and Department of Anthropology, University of Michigan),
The Embodiment of Tourism: Sexual Performance and HIV/AIDS Among Dominican Tourism Workers
December 8, 2008
Jeff Groen (Bureau of Labor Statistics),
Going Home After Hurricane Katrina: Determinants of Return Migration and Changes in Affected Areas
December 1, 2008
David Lam (Population Studies Center, University of Michigan), Leticia Marteleto (Population Studies Center, University of Michigan),
Family Size of Children and Women during the Demographic Transition
November 24, 2008
Martha Bailey (Department of Economics and Population Studies Center, University of Michigan),
The Expansion and Impact of U.S. Family Planning Programs Under the War on Poverty, 1960-1980
November 18, 2008
Jennifer Barber (Survey Research Center,Population Studies Center and Department of Sociology), Yasamin Kusunoki (Population Studies Center), Heather Gatny (Survey Research Center and Population Studies Center),
Relationship Dynamics and Social Life: Design and Implementation of Mixed Mode, Mixed Method Study of Young Women
November 4, 2008
Linda Waite (Department of Sociology, University of Chicago),
Social Isolation, Gender and Inflammation Jointly sponsored by PSC and SRC. Tuesday, 12-2 pm.
October 27, 2008
Ron Lee (Center for Demography and Economics, University of California, Berkeley),
Some Macroeconomic Consequences of the Demographic Transition
October 20, 2008
Bob Willis (Population Studies Center, Survey Research Center),
Cognitive Economics and Human Capital
October 13, 2008
Jamie Jones (Department of Anthropological Sciences, Stanford University),
Marginal Valuation of Fertility and Risk-Aversion in Women’s Reproduction on the Utah Frontier, 1849-1929
October 6, 2008
Sarah Brauner-Otto (Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina),
School Quality, Attitudes about the Family, and Contraceptive Use in Nepal
September 22, 2008
Elizabeth Oltmans Ananat (Institute of Public Policy, Duke University),
The Wrong Side(s) of the Tracks: The Causal Effects of Racial Segregation on Urban Poverty and Inequality Jointly sponsored by PSC and the National Poverty Center.
September 15, 2008
Reynolds Farley (Population Studies Center, University of Michigan),
The Kerner Commission Report: 40 Years Later. What Has Changed, What Hasn’t Jointly sponsored by PSC and the National Poverty Center.
April 21, 2008
Dimiter Philipov (Austrian Academy of Sciences, Vienna Institute of Demography),
Family Formation and Fertility in Central and Eastern Europe: Sweeping Changes and Driving Forces
April 14, 2008
Ray Langsten (Social Research Center, American University in Cairo),
Educational Transitions in Egypt
April 7, 2008
John Casterline (Department of Sociology, Ohio State University),
Consequences of Unwanted Fertility: Longitudinal Evidence from Bangladesh
March 17, 2008
Jeff Strickland (Population Studies Center, University of Michigan),
Race, Ethnicity, and Inequality in Charleston, South Carolina 1860-1880
March 10, 2008
Isaac Mbiti (Department of Economics, Southern Methodist University),
Moving Women: Household Composition, Labor Demand and Crop Choice
March 3, 2008
Edward Rothman (Center for Statistical Consultation and Research, University of Michigan),
New and Current Services from the Center for Statistical Consultation and Research (CSCAR)
February 11, 2008
Carl Simon (School of Public Policy, University of Michigan),
Complex Systems Approaches to Population Studies
February 4, 2008
David Bishai (School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University),
Community Effects on the Sexual Behavior of Youth in Asia
January 14, 2008
Martha Bailey (Department of Economics, University of Michigan),
Reevaluating the Causes of the Baby Boom: The Effects of Electrification in the United States, 1925 to 1960
December 3, 2007
Patrick Bayer (Department of Economics, Duke University),
Beyond Signaling and Human Capital: Education and the Revelation of Ability
November 26, 2007
Sara Arber (Department of Sociology, University of Surrey, UK),
Sleep and Health: Gender, socio-economic status and inequalities in sleep (jointly with UM-GHRT)
November 5, 2007
Don Treiman (California Center for Population Research, UCLA),
The Effects of Social Origins on Educational Attainment: A 51 Nation Comparison jointly with CCS
October 22, 2007
Ron Lesthaeghe (Population Studies Center, University of Michigan),
The Making of the Modern Western Family and the Politics of Moral Control--Illustrated with the Example of Flanders 1450-1800
October 15, 2007
James Phillips (Population Council),
Evidence-Based Reproductive and Child Health Program Development in Ghana
October 1, 2007
Kathryn Yount (Department of Sociology, Emory University),
Family in the Middle East: Ideational Change in Egypt, Iran, and Tunisia
September 24, 2007
Arjan Gjonca (Department of Social Policy, London School of Economics),
Modernisation vs. Traditionalism--The Fertility Changes in Albania 1950-2000.
April 16, 2007
Daniel Benjamin (University of Michigan),
Social Identity and Preferences
April 9, 2007
Christopher Browning (Ohio State University),
The Social Ecology of Public Space: Street Activity and Violent Crime in Urban Neighborhoods
April 2, 2007
Sara McLanahan (Princeton University),
Fragile Families: The First Five Years Jointly Sponsored by PSC and the National Poverty Center.
March 19, 2007
Barbara Anderson (University of Michigan),
Trends in the Percent of Children who are Orphans in South Africa: 1995-2005
March 15, 2007
Greg Duncan (Northwestern University),
Higher Ground: New Hope for the Working Poor and their Children Jointly Sponsored by PSC and the National Poverty Center. Thursday, March 15, 4:00 - 5:30 PM, Weill Hall, 735 S. State Street.
March 12, 2007
Michael Hout (University of California, Berkeley),
How America Expanded Education and Why It Mattered Jointly Sponsored by PSC and the Sociology Department. 4154 LSA Building, 4:00 PM.
March 5, 2007
David Card (University of California, Berkeley),
Tipping and the Dynamics of Segregation in Neighborhoods and Schools Jointly Sponsored by PSC, SRC, and the Economics Department.
February 12, 2007
Lois Verbrugge (University of Michigan),
Giving Help in Return: Family Reciprocity by Older Singaporeans
February 6, 2007
Robert Groves (University of Michigan), William Axinn (University of Michigan),
An Update on the National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG) Jointly Sponsored by PSC and SRC. Tuesday, 12 - 2 PM.
January 22, 2007
Barbara Schneider (Michigan State University),
Being Together Working Apart: Results from the 500 Family Study
January 8, 2007
Reynolds Farley (University of Michigan),
The Declining Multiple Race Population of the US and the American Community Survey: 2000 to 2005
December 11, 2006
Grant Miller (Stanford University),
Women's Preferences and Child Survival in American History
December 4, 2006
Jeremy Freese (University of Wisconsin-Madison),
Replication Standards for Quantitative Social Science: Why Not Sociology? Jointly Sponsored by PSC and ICPSR.
November 20, 2006
David Lam (University of Michigan),
Sexual Behavior, Childbearing, and Schooling in South Africa: Evidence from the Cape Area Panel Study
November 13, 2006
Emily Oster (University of Chicago),
Measuring the Magnitude of HIV: Evaluating the Ugandan Miracle
November 6, 2006
Eli Berman (University of California, San Diego),
From Empty Pews to Empty Cradles: Fertility Decline Among European Catholics
October 23, 2006
Martha Bailey (University of Michigan),
‘Momma's Got the Pill’: Griswold v. Connecticut and U.S. Childbearing
October 9, 2006
Nan Johnson (Michigan State University),
Do Battered Mothers Have More Fetal and Infant Deaths? Evidence from India
October 3, 2006
Paul Cheung (United Nations Statistical Division),
The 2010 World Program of Population and Housing Censuses This seminar will be held on Tuesday, October 3, from 12:00 - 1:30, in ISR 6080.
September 18, 2006
Harry Holzer (Georgetown University),
Reconnecting Disadvantaged Young Men Jointly Sponsored by PSC and the National Poverty Center.
September 11, 2006
George Alter (Indiana University),
The Shape of Fertility Decline in 19th-Century Europe: Visualizing Stopping and Spacing
April 18, 2006
Tim Guinnane (Yale University),
Pre-Marital and Extra-Marital Fertility in Munich, 1825-1910 Jointly Sponsored by PSC, ICPSR, and the Economics Department. This event replaces the PSC Brown Bag on Monday, April 17. The talk will be held from 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM, in 201 Lorch.
April 12, 2006
Ray Langsten (American University in Cairo),
Demonstration of a New Framework for Assessing Progress toward Education for All
April 10, 2006
Arline Geronimus (University of Michigan),
On the Implications of Weathering for Eliminating Racial Health Inequality in the United States
March 20, 2006
Scott Stanley (The University of Denver),
The Development of Relationship Education for Low-Income Individuals 4:00-5:30pm in the Wolverine Room at the Michigan Union. Jointly Sponsored by PSC and the National Poverty Center.
March 13, 2006
Jeffrey Smith (University of Michigan),
Reevaluating the Schooling Costs of Teenage Childbearing
February 15, 2006
Andrew Cherlin (The Johns Hopkins University),
Strange Unrest: American Family Instability in Comparative Perspective 4:00-5:30pm in 6050 ISR. Jointly Sponsored by PSC and the National Poverty Center. This event replaces the PSC Brown Bag on Monday, February 13.
January 23, 2006
Jerry Bachman (University of Michigan),
Substance Use in Adolescence and Adulthood: The Links with Educational Success and Failure Jointly Sponsored by SRC and PSC. 12-2pm.
January 9, 2006
Rachel Snow (University of Michigan),
Sexual Risk-Taking in South Africa
December 5, 2005
Cameron Campbell (UCLA),
Communities, Descent Groups, and Individual Outcomes in Liaoning, China, 1749-1909
November 14, 2005
Ron Lesthaeghe (University of Michigan),
From a First to a Second Demographic Transition -- Concept, Evidence, Prospects Jointly Sponsored by SRC and PSC. 12-2pm.
November 7, 2005
Kathleen Mullan Harris (University of North Carolina),
Add Health Grows Up: Social, Behavioral, and Biological Linkages in a Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health
October 24, 2005
Paul Voss (University of Wisconsin-Madison),
Spatial Data Analysis of Child Poverty in the U.S. with Particular Attention to Issues of Spatial Heterogeneity
October 10, 2005
Deborah Carr (Rutgers University),
Death and Dying in the 21st Century: Implications for Older Adults and their Families
October 3, 2005
Sandro Galea (University of Michigan),
Mental Health and Behavioral Consequences of Terrorism
September 19, 2005
Yu Xie (University of Michigan), James Lee (University of Michigan),
New Social Science Initiatives in China
April 18, 2005
Robert Mare (UCLA),
Neighborhood Choice and Neighborhood Change
April 11, 2005
Rebecca Clark (NICHD),
Leaping the Hurdles and Navigating the Maze: How to Get Funding from the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
April 4, 2005
Margaret Levenstein (University of Michigan),
Accessing and Using Confidential Census Microdata through the Michigan Census Research Data Center Jointly Sponsored by SRC and PSC. 12-2pm.
March 28, 2005
Ken Sylvester,
Natural Capacities: farm scale and cropland resilience on the Great Plains, 1910-1992
March 21, 2005
Ren Farley (University of Michigan), Maria Krysan (University of Illinois-Chicago), Mick Couper (University of Michigan),
Innovating at the End: Studying Race in the 2004 Detroit Area Study 12-2pm. Jointly Sponsored by SRC and PSC
March 11, 2005
Kathy Edin (University of Pennsylvania), Maria Kefalas (Saint Joseph's University),
Why Poor Women Put Motherhood before Marriage Jointly Sponsored by PSC and the National Poverty Center. Friday, March 11, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM at Rackham Auditorium. This event replaces the PSC Brown Bag on Monday, March 14.
March 7, 2005
Narayan Sastry (RAND),
Trends in Socioeconomic Inequality in Child Mortality in Brazil noon to 1:30pm. Jointly Sponsored by SRC and PSC
February 7, 2005
Susan Hautaniemi Leonard (University of Michigan),
Grammars of Death: 19th-Century Literal Causes of Death from the Age of Miasmus to Germ Theory
January 24, 2005
Miguel Ceballos (University of Michigan),
Migration, Acculturation, and Infant Health of the Mexican-origin Population in the United States: Investigating a Paradox
January 10, 2005
Marcia Inhorn (University of Michigan),
Making Muslim Babies: IVF and Gamete Donation in Sunni Egypt and Shi'ite Lebanon
December 6, 2004
James Jackson (University of Michigan),
Family Connections: Over Generations and Across Nations
November 22, 2004
Tommy Bengtsson (Lund University, Sweden), Martin Dribe (Lund University, Sweden),
Deliberate Control in a Natural Fertility Population: Southern Sweden 1766-1865
November 15, 2004
John Knodel (University of Michigan),
The Impact of the AIDS Epidemic on Older Aged Parents: Evidence from Thailand
November 8, 2004
Hans-Peter Kohler (University of Pennsylvania),
Partner + Children = Happiness? An Assessment of the Effect of Fertility and Partnerships on Subjective Well-Being in Danish Twins
October 25, 2004
Elisha Renne (University of Michigan),
Concepts of Population and Development in Southwestern Nigeria
October 11, 2004
Narayan Sastry (RAND),
Family and Neighborhood Sources of Socioeconomic Inequality in Children's Achievement
October 4, 2004
Joshua Goldstein (Princeton University),
Intermarriage and Social Distance in Multiracial America
September 20, 2004
William Parish (University of Chicago),
Intimate Partner Violence in China
May 4, 2004
Jennifer Barber (University of Michigan),
Family Change After An Unintended Birth. Jointly Sponsored by SRC & PSC
April 26, 2004
Guang Guo (Department of Sociology, University of North Carolina),
Adolescent Health, Genes, and Social and Demographic Contexts
April 5, 2004
Tom Fricke (University of Michigan),
Taking Culture Seriously: Making the Survey Ethnographic
March 29, 2004
Barbara Ibrahim (The Population Council),
Youth, Identity and Gender Bargains: Egypt and the Muslim World
March 22, 2004
Rukmalie Jayakody (Pennsylvania State University),
The Impact of Social Changes on the Family in Vietnam
March 15, 2004
Al Hermalin (University of Michigan), Pamela Smock (University of Michigan), Robert Schoeni (University of Michigan), Sapna Swaroop (Population Studies Center, University of Michigan),
Are Demographers an Endangered Species: A panel discussion of how substance and methods of demography are changing and what this means for training, for the identity of demography as a discipline, and for its role within academia.
March 8, 2004
Rachel Snow (Department of Health Behavior and Health Education, University of Michigan),
Gender, Caste and Contraceptive Use in Rajasthan, India
March 1, 2004
Daniel Hamermesh (Centennial Professor of Economics, University of Texas, at Austin),
Stressed Out On Four Continents: Time Crunch or Yuppie Kvetch?
February 2, 2004
Robert Pollak (Washington University),
Long-Term Care and Family Decision Making
February 2, 2004
Bill Axinn (University of Michigan), Dan Brown (School of Natural Resources, University of Michigan), Jianguo Liu (Fisheries and Wildlife, Michigan State University), Myron Gutmann (University of Michigan),
New Directions in Population and Environment Research - A Panel Discussion
January 19, 2004
Arland Thornton (University of Michigan),
Developmental Idealism and Family Change: A Research Agenda
January 12, 2004
Various PSC Faculty Researchers (University of Michigan),
Overview of PSC Faculty Research
December 8, 2003
Linda Waite (Department of Sociology, University of Chicago),
Marital Biography and Health at Midlife
December 1, 2003
Cyrus Chu (Academia Sinica, Taiwan),
A SSAD Model of Family Resource Allocation Among Siblings: Competition, Forbearance, and Support
November 17, 2003
Noriko Tsuya (Department of Economics, Keio University),
Patterns and Factors of Household Life Course in 18th and 19th Century Rural Japan.
November 10, 2003
Pam Smock (Population Studies Center, University of Michigan), Kristin Seefeldt (Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan),
Marriage on the Public Policy Agenda: What Do Policymakers Need to Know From Research? Jointly sponsored by PSC and Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy
November 3, 2003
Bill Axinn (University of Michigan), Bob Groves (University of Michigan),
The National Survey of Family Growth: Cycle 6 Experiences and Cycle 7 Plans. Jointly sponsored by SRC & PSC
October 20, 2003
David Lam (University of Michigan), Leticia Marteleto (Federal University of Minas, Gerais, Brazil),
Stages of the Demographic Transition from a Child’s Perspective: Family Size, Cohort Size, and Schooling
October 13, 2003
Rebecca Emigh (UCLA),
Predictors of Poverty During the Market Transition in Central Europe
April 21, 2003
Robert Schoeni (Population Studies Center, University of Michigan),
Food Stamps Use and the Elderly: Why is Participation So Low?

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