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, 2003
October 1, 12:00-1:30 – Faculty Center, Sequoia Rm.
Duncan Thomas (Director-CCPR)
Faculty Advisory Luncheon

October 8, 12:00-1:30 – Bunche 9383 *FIRST REGULAR SESSION*
Judith A. Seltzer (Assoc. Director-CCPR)
Introductions: New and Continuing CCPR Affiliates Introduce Themselves

October 15, 11:45-1:30 – Royce 314 *seminars starts at 12:00* (light lunch served)
Jennifer Johnson-Hanks (UC Berkeley)
” Women In and On the Market: Consumption and the Internet in Urban Cameroon”

November 5, 12:00-1:30 – Bunche 9383
Christine Schwartz and Robert Mare (Dept. of Sociology, UCLA)
” The Effects of Marriage, Marital Dissolution, and Educational Upgrading on Educational Assortative Mating”

November 12, 12:00-1:30 – Bunche 9383
Thomas McDade (Northwestern Univ.)
“Beyond the Gradient: Models and Methods for Research on Social Status, Stress, and Health”
[Related articles: 1) Epstein-Bar Virus, 2) Status Incongruity]

November 19, 12:00-1:30 – Bunche 9383
Mark Ellis (Univ. of Washington)
” Work Together, Live Apart? Geographies of Residential and Workplace Segregation in Los Angeles”

December 3, 12:00-1:30 – Bunche 9383
Paula England (Northwestern Univ.)
” Why Are Some Academic Fields Tipping Toward Female?”

December 10, 12:00-1:30 – Bunche 9383 *CANCELLED, WILL RESCHEDULE*
Judith Seltzer, Joseph Hotz and Duncan Thomas (UCLA)
“Designing New Models for Explaining Family Change and Variation”

Winter Quarter, 2004
January 13, (TUESDAY)**5:30-7:00**279 Haines
Barbara Entwisle (Univ. of North Carolina)
“Village Settlement and Land Use Change in a Frontier Region: Nang Rong, Thailand”
Related Work: “Workshop on Research on Population, Land Use, and Environment”

January 28, 12:00-1:30 – Bunche 9383
Wolfgang Lutz (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis, Laxenburg, Austria)
“Asia’s Future Population and Human Capital”

February 4, 12:00-1:30 – Bunche 9383
S. Philip Morgan (Duke Univ.)
“Do Parents of Girls Really Have a Higher Risk of Divorce? Revisiting Father Involvement and Marital Stability”

February 11, 12:00-1:30 – Bunche 9383
Suzanne Bianchi (Univ. of Maryland)
“Gender, Time, and the Changing Rhythms of American Family Life”
Related Work: “Are Parents Investing Less in Children? Trends in Mothers’ and Fathers’ Time with Children” [Tables and Figures]

February 18, 12:00-1:30 – Bunche 9383
Kathleen McGarry (Dept. of Economics, UCLA)
“Private Information and Its Effect on Market Equilibrium: New Evidence from Long Term Care Insurance”

March 10, 12:00-1:30 – Bunche 9383
Beth Soldo (Univ. of Pennsylvania)
“The Mexican Health and Aging Study (MHAS)”
Co-sponsored with Applied Economics Workshop

March 17, 12:00-1:30 – Bunche 9383
PAA Practice Session I

March 24, 12:00-2:00 – Bunche 9383
PAA Practice Session II

Spring Quarter, 2004
April 7, 12:00-1:30 – 279 Haines
Matthijs Kalmijn (Tilburg University)
“Educational Inequality and Extended Family Relationships: Evidence from the Netherlands Kinship Panel Study”
Co-sponsored with Dept. of Sociology, Ross Colloquium Committee

April 14, 12:00-1:00 – Bunche 9383
Megan Sweeney, Kathleen McGarry, and Don Treiman
“Ethics in Scientific Research: Discussion of “Diversity in Everyday Research Practice:The Case of Data Editing” article by Leahey et al.

April 21, 12:00-1:30 – Bunche 9383
Julie Brines (Univ. of Washington)
“Poor Families and Local Justice in a Rich Nation: Parental Investment in Uninsured Children’s Health”

April 28, 12:00-1:00 – Bunche 9383
Anne Pebley (UCLA)
“Ethics in Scientific Research: Creation and Use of Confidential Data”

April 30, 12:00-1:30 – 279 Haines
Ted Gerber (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
“Union formation and dissolution in Russia, 1985-2001”
Co-sponsored with Dept. of Sociology, Ross Colloquium Committee

April 30, 3:30-5:00**RAND**
Julia Lane (National Institute on Aging)
“New Dataset for Research on Aging”[This is a special workshop for those of you working on aging or interested in aging. If you plan to attend, please email Wendy ( so that we can let RAND know.]

May 5, 12:00-1:30 – Bunche 9383
David Plane (Univ. of Arizona-Tucson)
“The Sustainability of Demographic Progress Around the World”

May 19, 12:00-1:30 – Bunche 9383
Dowell Myers (USC)
“Immigration Trends, Upward Mobility, and Policy Rhetoric”
Related materials: “California’s Immigrants Turn the Corner”, and ” Accuracy of Data Collected by the Census Question on Immigrants’ Year of Arrival”

June 1, (TUESDAY) 3:30-5:00 – Bunche 9383
Claudia Goldin (Harvard Univ.)
“The Long Road to the Fast Track: Career and Family”
Co-Sponsored with the Von Gremp Workshop in Economic and Entrepreneurial

June 9, 12:00-1:00 – Bunche 9383
Moshe Buchinsky, Cameron Campbell, Elizabeth Frankenberg
“Ethics in Scientific Research: Collaborations and Co-Authorship: Who Does What, Who’s on First”