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April 2021

CCPR Census Workshop Series Part 2: Editing, Imputing, and Maintaining Privacy

Instructor: Mike Tzen In this 2nd CCPR Census Workshop (2 of 3), we'll take a look at some of the ways the US Census Bureau, edits, imputes, and maintains privacy of the 2020 decennial census data before releasing it to the public. For practical reasons, we'll spend more time on imputation, as attendees will most likely find the need for (or to deal with) imputation in their own research projects. Part 1 and its slides can be viewed below https://ccpr.ucla.edu/event/ccpr-census-workshop-part-1-your-research-2020-census/

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April 21, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT

PAA Student Practice Presentations

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April 28, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PDT

May 2021

“A Signal to End Child Marriage: Theory and Experimental Evidence from Bangladesh,” Erica Field, Duke University

Erica Field, Duke University

Bio: Erica Field is a Professor of Economics and Global Health at Duke University specializing in the fields of Development Economics, Health Economics and Economic Demography. She is a Faculty Research Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, a research affiliate of the Bureau for Research in Economic Analysis of Development, and a member of the Jameel Poverty Action Lab at MIT.

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May 12, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm PDT

“Prevalences, Penalties, and the Small Impact of Single Motherhood on America’s High Child Poverty,” David Brady, UC Riverside

David Brady, UC Riverside

Bio: David Brady is a Professor in the School of Public Policy, and Director of the Blum Initiative on Global and Regional Poverty at the University of California, Riverside. At UCR, he teaches classes on poverty, public policy analysis, and statistics.

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May 19, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm PDT

“Demographic perspectives on COVID-19: one year later,” Jennifer Beam Dowd, University of Oxford

Jennifer Beam Dowd, University of Oxford Abstract: While epidemiology is certainly having a moment, demography has been key to understanding COVID-19 data since the early days of the pandemic. This talk will take stock of demographic insights into COVID a year on ranging from the intersection of population age structure and mortality to estimates of excess mortality and optimal vaccination priority strategies. Dr. Dowd will also discuss the role of academics in science communication during this time and her experiences…

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May 26, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm PDT
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