The California Population Research Seminar Series, sponsored by the California Center for Population Research generally meets every Wednesday from 12:00 – 1:30 PM. See each listing below for specific time and room details. Any missing details will be posted as soon as they are finalized. If you would like to meet with the speaker during the day and/or join us for lunch or dinner, please CLICK on Speaker’s name below to retrieve Speaker’s Schedule.

Fall Quarter, 1999
September 28, 3:30-5:00, 9383 Bunche
Peter Kuhn (UC – Santa Barbara)
“Aboriginals as Unwilling Immigrants”
Co-sponsored with RAND/UCLA Labor and Population Workshop

Octobert 6, 12:00-1:30, 4355D Public Policy
Timothy Biblarz (Univ. of Southern California)
“Family Structure, Educational Attainment, and Socioeconomic Success: Rethinking thePathology of Matriarchy”

October 20, 12:00-1:30, 4355D Public Policy (ISSR Conf. Rm.)
Renzo Derosas (Univ. Of Venice)
“Decomposing Infant and Child Mortality: An Example from the Venetian Population Registers, 1850-1869”

October 28, 2:00-3:30, 4355D Public Policy (ISSR Conf. Rm.) Note Special Day and Time
Maria Cancian (Univ. of Wisconsin)
“Evaluating Wisconsin Welfare Reform: Initial Findings from the Child Support Demonstration Evaluation”

November 1, 12:00-1:00, 4355D Public Policy (ISSR Conf. Rm.)
Jeff Evans of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD)
“New Research Initiatives from the Demographic and Behavioral Sciences Branch of NICHD”

November 3, 12:00-1:30, 4355D Public Policy (ISSR Conf. Rm.)
Nicky Hart and Christopher Paul (UCLA)
“Death, Domesticity and Durkheim – The Contribution of Race Differentials in Marriage to Survival Inequalities in 1990”

November 17, 12:00-1:30, 4355D Public Policy (ISSR Conf. Rm.)
Nelson Lim (UCLA)
“Employers’ Rankings of Work Related Qualities of Racial and Ethnic Groups”

December 1, 12:00-1:30, 4355D Public Policy (ISSR Conf. Rm.)James Lee (Cal. Institute of Technology)”One Quarter of Humanity: Malthusian Mythology and Chinese Realities, 1700-2000″

December 15, 12:00-1:30, 4355D Public Policy (ISSR Conf. Rm.)<
Anne Pebley (UCLA)
“The New Los Angeles Family and Neighborhood Survey”
Winter Quarter, 2000
January 13, 12:00-1:30, 4355D Public Policy (ISSR Conf. Rm.) ***This seminar is on a Thursday***
Ronald Lee (UC – Berkeley)
“Population Aging and the Future of Social Security”

January 26, 12:00-1:30, 4355D Public Policy (ISSR Conf. Rm.)
Marlis Buchmann (University of Zurich)
“Leisure as an Element of Lifestyle and a Means of Cultural Distinction 1900-1996: Social Class and Age Differentiations”

February 9, 12:00-1:30, 4355D Public Policy (ISSR Conf. Rm.)
William Frey (SUNY-Albany and Milken Institute, Santa Monica)
“Will California Continue to Lose its “Best and Brightest” Retirees?”

February 23, 12:00-1:30, 1648 Hershey Hall (Sociology)
David Harris (University of Michigan)
“Patterns and Determinants of Adolescent Racial Identity” “Tables and Figures”

March 1, 12:00-1:30, Hershey Hall, Room 1111
Confidential Data: Ethical Issues and Practices
Organizer: Judith A. Seltzer (UCLA) Panelists: Joe Hotz (UCLA), Nelson Lim (UCLA), Anne Pebley (UCLA)

March 10, 12:00-1:30, 4355D Public Policy (ISSR Conf. Rm.)
Qiang Li (People’s University, Beijing-Dept. of Sociology)
“The Problem of Urban Migrants in China”
Spring Quarter, 2000
April 5, 12:00-1:30, **Videoconference Center 62-073 CHS**
Valerie Oppenheimer (UCLA, Sociology)
“The Role of Economic Behavior in Marital Instability”
This seminar will also be presented via the UC Videoconference Network to UC-Berkeley

April 12, 12:00-1:30, Hershey Hall Room 1130 (Sociology)
Darren H. Lubotsky (UC – Berkeley)
“How Well Do Immigrants Assimilate into the U.S. Labor Market? A Longitudinal Analysis of Earnings, Self-selection, and the Return to Skills”

April 19, 12:00-1:30, 4355D Public Policy (ISSR Conf. Rm.)Don Treiman (UCLA, Sociology)
“The Lingering Consequences of Political Class Background (Jaiting) in the People’s Republic of China: A Socio-Demographic Analysis”

May 3, 12:00-1:30, 4355D Public Policy (ISSR Conf. Rm.)
Enrico Marcelli (UCLA, Public Policy)
“The Changing Profile of Mexican Migrants to the United States: New Evidence from Southern California”

May 17, 12:00-1:30, 4355D Public Policy (ISSR Conf. Rm.)
Teresa Seeman (UCLA Medical School and Epidemiology)
“Exploring Biological Mediators of Social and Psychological Effects on Health and Aging”

May 24, 12:00-1:30, 1130 Hershey Hall (Sociology)
Janet Currie (UCLA, Economics)
“Managed Care and Hospital Provision of Charity Care: The Case of California”