CCPR Census Workshop: Getting the 2020 Pl94 Then Using It

Instructors: Mike Tzen Neal Fultz In this CCPR Census Workshop (part 3/3), we will get the newly released 2020 Census Bureau PL94 data using the statistical programming language R. Along the way, we will point out recent criticisms of the data and highlight uses of the PL94. If time permits, we will post-stratify your special […]

Christy Erving, Vanderbilt University


Intersectional Stressors and Black Women's Health in Established Adulthood Health disparities research confirms relatively poor physical health of Black women vis-à-vis other race-gender groups. Though some research has sought to identify the extent to which social factors explain disparities between Black women and other race-gender groups, the possibility of race-gender specific social mechanisms undergirding these […]

Martha Bailey, UCLA

How Subsidies Affect Contraceptive Use among Low-Income Women in the U.S.: A Randomized Control Trial This paper examines how subsidies affect the use of contraceptives among low-income women seeking reproductive health care in the U.S. Study participants were randomized to receive vouchers for contraception, covering up to 50% or 100% of the lowest-cost, available long-acting, […]

Ian Lundberg, UCLA

Prediction in Social Science: A Tool to Study Inequality in Populations Biography: Ian Lundberg is a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Department of Sociology and California Center for Population Research at UCLA. His research develops statistical and machine learning methods to answer new questions about inequality in America. Past work is published or forthcoming in PNAS, the American […]

Diana Green Foster, University of California, San Francisco


Consequences of receiving versus being denied a wanted abortion in the United States Diana Greene Foster will discuss the context and findings of The Turnaway Study. The Turnaway Study answers the question, Does abortion hurt women? and the converse, What are the harms when women are unable to get a wanted abortion? Dr. Foster will […]

CCPR Demographic Computing Workshop

Instructor: Matt Lahmann Instructor: Mike Tzen This workshop has two halves. In the first half, we will dive into the 3 main computing resources that CCPR offers to affiliates, including it’s remote and on campus offerings. At the end of the first half, we’ll get participants signed up for hoffman2 and TS2. Once signed up, […]

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