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, 2001
September 25 (TUESDAY), 3:30 – 5:00PM, 9383 Bunche
David Card (Berkeley) -Joint with RAND Labor and Population-
“Using Eligibility Rules to Measure the Effects of the Medicaid Expansions”

October 3, 12:00-1:30, 4355D Public Policy (ISSR Conf. Rm.)

October 10, 12:00-1:30, 4355D Public Policy (ISSR Conf. Rm.)
Zhenchao Qian (Arizona State)
“Racial Options: Factors Affecting Identification of Biracial Children”

October 17, 12:00-1:30, 4357B Public Policy
Tom MaCurdy (Stanford)
“How Much Does California’s Welfare Policy Explain the Slower Decline of Its Caseload?”

October 24, 1:30-3:00, 9383 Bunche
George Alter (Indiana)
“Early Life Conditions and the Decline of Adult Mortality in the Belgian Ardennes, 1812-1890”
Co-sponsored with von Gremp Group

November 9 (FRIDAY), 12:00-1:30, 279 Haines
Andrew Cherlin (Johns Hopkins) “Welfare Reform, Families, and Children: Findings from a Study of Boston, Chicago, and San Antonio”
Co-sponsored with the Race, Ethnicity, Immigration Working Group and Department of Sociology Ross Lecture

November 28, 12:00-1:30, 4357B Public Policy
Janet Currie (UCLA)
“Networks, Neighborhoods, and the Utilization of Publicly-Funded Prenatal Care in California”

December 5, 12:00-1:30, 4357B Public Policy
Noriko Tsuya (Keio)
“Patterns and Covariates of Migration in 18th and 19th Century Rural Japan: Evidence from Two Northeastern Villages”

Winter Quarter, 2002
January 16, 12:00-1:30, 4371B Public Policy
Cameron Campbell (UCLA, Sociology)
“Kinship, Employment and Marriage: The Importance of Kin Networks for Young Adult Males in Qing Liaoning”

January 23, 12:00-1:30, 4371B Public Policy
Christopher ( Sandy) Jencks (Harvard)
“Has the Economic Impact of Family Background Changed In the US Since 1960?”

February 6, 12:00-1:30, Haines 279 (new location)
Frank Furstenberg (University of Pennsylvania)
“How it Takes Thirty Years to Do a Study: Teenage Parenthood in Historical and Longitudinal Perspective”

February 20, 12:00-1:30, 4371B Public Policy
Valerie Oppenheimer (UCLA)
“Cohabiting and Marriage Formation During Young Men’s Career Development Process”

February 27, 4:00-5:30, RAND North Conference Facility (Address: RAND, 1700 Main Street, Santa Monica)
Amy Tsui (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill)
“Community Influences on Reproductive Health Outcomes in Northern India”
View papers: Community Influences on Reproductive Health Service Utilization in Uttar Pradesh,
India Contextual Influences on Reproductive Wellness in Northern India
Co-Sponsored with RAND Seminars in Aging, Development, and Population

March 6, 12:00-1:30, 4371B Public Policy
Susan Watkins (University of Pennsylvania)
“Strategies for Avoiding AIDS in Rural Malawi”
Spring Quarter, 2002
April 3, 12:00-1:30, 4371B Public Policy
Larry Bumpass (University of Wisconsin at Madison)
“Family Boundaries, Couple Relationships, and Union Stability”

April 10, 12:00-1:30, 4371B Public Policy
Bob Willis (University of Michigan)
“How Probabilistic Thinking Affects Economic Behavior” “Tables”

April 17, 12:00-1:30, 4371B Public Policy
Kathleen Mullan-Harris (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
“The Americanization of Immigrant Youth: Family and Neighborhood Process”

May 6, 3:00-4:45, Haines 279
PAA Presentation Practice

May 14, 3:30-5:00, **TUESDAY**, Bunche 9383
Esther Duflo (MIT)
“Women and Minority as Policy Makers: Evidence from an Indiawide Randomized Experiment”

May 22, 12:00-1:30, 4371B Public Policy
Elizabeth Frankenberg (UCLA-Sociology)
“Changes in Use of Health Care During Indonesia’s Economic Crisis”

May 29, 12:00-1:30, 4371B Public Policy
Megan Sweeney (UCLA)
“The Relationship of Stepfamilies to Adolescent Health Outcomes”

June 5, 12:00-1:30, 4371B Public Policy
Eduardo Fajnzylber (UCLA)
“A Dynamic Model of Amniocentesis Choice”