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, 2002
October 2, 12:00-1:30, Public Policy 4357B
Introductory Session Center
Director Robert Mare will discuss recent developments at the Center.
Center members will introduce themselves and briefly describe their recent work.

October 9, 12:00-1:30, Public Policy 4357B
Matthias Doepke (UCLA)
“Voting with Your Children: A Positive Analysis of Child-Labor Laws”

October 23, 12:00-1:30, Royce 154
Moshe Buchinsky (UCLA)
“Social Security Disability Award Process: How Large are the Classification Errors?”

November 6, 2:00-3:30, Bunche 9383
Joel Ferrie (Northwestern)
“The Rich and the Dead: Socioeconomic Status and Mortality in the United States, 1850-1860”
Co-sponsored with the Von Gremp Workshop in Economic and Entrepreneurial History

November 8, 3:00-5:00, Haines Hall A25
Hans-Peter Kohler (University of Pennsylvania)
“The Emergence of Lowest-Low Fertility in Europe During the 1990s”
November 19, 3:30-5:00, Bunche 9838

Jinyong Hahn (UCLA)
“Identification, Estimation and Inference for the Linear-in-Means Model of Social Interactions”
Co-sponsored with Workshop in Economic Applications

November 21,**THURSDAY**12:00-1:30, Royce 156
Martina Morris (University of Washington)
“Current Trends in Earnings Inequality and Mobility”

December 4, 12:00-1:30, Royce 154
Iliana Kohler (University of Pennsylvania)
“The Effect of Marriage on Mortality: Selection or Protection? Evidence from Danish Twins using Fixed-Effect Survival Models’
Winter Quarter, 2003
January 8, 12:00-1:30 – Public Policy 2238
Barbara Okun (Hebrew University of Jerusalem)
“Insight into Ethnic Flux: Marriage Patterns among Jews of Mixed Ancestry in Israel”

January 22, 12:00-1:30 – Public Policy 2238
Insan Tunali (KOC University, Turkey)
“Married Women’s Participation Choices and Productivity Differentials: Evidence from Urban Turkey”

February 5, 12:00-1:30 – Public Policy 2238
Michael Rosenfeld (Stanford University)
“Alternative Families and the Independence of Young Adults in the U.S.”
Co-sponsored with Race, Ethnicity, Immigration Working Group

February 14,**FRIDAY**12:00-1:30 – Room TBA
Michel Guillot (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
“The Momentum of Mortality Decline’

February 21,**FRIDAY**12:00-1:30 – Haines Hall 279
Yu Xie (University of Michigan)
“Women in Science: Career Processes and Outcomes”
Co-sponsored with Sociology Department Ross Lecture Series

February 25, ***(TUESDAY) 3:30-5:00 – Bunche 9383
Jere Behrman (University of Pennsylvania)
Co-sponsored with Workshop in Economic Applications

March 5, 12:00-1:30 – Public Policy 2238
Megan Beckett (RAND)
“Does SES Cause Health in Mid-Life or Vice Versa?”
Spring Quarter, 2003
April 2, 12:00-1:30 – UCLA Faculty Center, Hacienda Room
John Casterline (Population Council)

April 8,**TUESDAY**3:30-5:00 – Bunche 9383
Robert Moffitt (Johns Hopkins)
Co-sponsored with Workshop in Economic Applications

April 16, 12:00-1:30 – UCLA Faculty Center, Sierra Room

April 23, 12:00-1:30 – UCLA Faculty Center, Hacienda Room
PAA Practice Session

April 29,**TUESDAY**3:30-5:00 – Bunche 9383
Karl Scholz (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
Co-sponsored with Workshop in Economic Applications

May 14, 12:00-1:30 – Bunche 9383
Patrick Hueveline (University of Chicago)
“The Mortality-Fertility Link and Population Dynamics in Post-Khmer-Rouge Cambodia”

May 16, 12:00-1:30 – 2343 PUBLIC POLICY
Daniel H. Weinberg (Chief of the Housing and Household, Economic Statistics Division, U.S. Bureau of the Census)
“Alternative Poverty Measures”
Co-sponsored with The Ralph and Goldy Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies and Center for the Study of Urban Poverty
Note: talk will begin at approximately 12:30 preceded by a buffet lunch/refreshments
*Please RSVP lunch attendance including name(s) to: or via fax to: 310/825-1575.

May 28, 12:00-1:30 – Bunche 9383
Lincoln Quillian (University of Wisconsin, Madison)
“Does Urban Economic Segregation Create Winners and Losers? Economic Segregation, Educational Attainment, and Criminal Victimization”