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, 2004
October 6, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Judith Seltzer (UCLA)
“Welcome and Introductions”

October 20, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Joseph Hotz, Judith Seltzer, Duncan Thomas (UCLA)
“Explaining Family Variation and Change”

October 27, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
James P. Smith (RAND)
” The Impact of SES on Health over the Life Course”

November 17, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Andrew Fuligni (UCLA)
” Family Obligation and Adolescent Development”

November 30,**Tuesday**3:15-5:15 PM – 9383 Bunche
Mark Rosenzweig (Harvard)
” Agricultural Development, Industrialization and Rural Inequality”
Co-sponsored with the Albert Family Workshop in Applied Economics

December 1, 12:00-1:30 – Faculty Center
Duncan Thomas (CCPR-Director)
“Faculty Advisory Luncheon”

December 8,12:00-1:00 – 9383 Bunche
Janet Currie, Robert Mare, and Kelly Musick
Ethics in Scientific Research: “Reviewing Manuscripts and Proposals”
Winter Quarter, 2005
January 12, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Ross Stolzenberg (Univ. of Chicago)
“Paid Work, Housework and the Construction of Life Chances”

January 19, 12:00-1:30 – **9383 Bunche**
Kathryn Edin (Univ. of Pennsylvania)
“Why Low Income Women Put Motherhood Before Marriage”
Co-sponsored with Sociology of the Family Working Group and UCLA Institute of Industrial Relations

January 27,*Thursday*1:30-3:00 PM – 279 Haines
Steven Nock (Univ. of Virginia)
“When Private Troubles Become Public Issues: Mapping the Distribution of Obligations”

February 8,*Tuesday*3:15-5:15 PM – 9383 Bunche
Sandra Black and Paul Devereux (UCLA)
“The More the Merrier? The Effect of Family Size and Birth Order on Children’s Education”
Co-sponsored with the Albert Family Workshop in Applied Economics

February 16, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Seth Sanders and Sarah Bohn (Univ. of Maryland)
“Refining the Estimation of Immigration’s Labor Market Effects”
Co-sponsored with the Albert Family Workshop in Applied Economics

February 23,**Workshop**9:00-12:00 PM; 2:00-5:00 PM 2400a Public Policy Building (PPB)
John Fox (McMaster Univ)
“An Introduction to Statistical Computing in R”
Co-sponsored with Statistics Dept.

March 2, 12:00-1:00 – Public Policy 2035B (Computing Lab)
Laura Piersol and Aaron Seligman
“Introduction to the Linux Cluster” Download

March 9, 12:00-1:00 – 9383 Bunche
Donald Treiman and Dawn Upchurch
Ethics in Scientific Research
“UCLA IRBs: Policies, Procedures, and Ethical Issues”

March 15,**Tuesday**3:30-5:00 PM – 9383 Bunche
Shelly Lundberg (Univ. of Washington)
” Decision-Making by the Children of the NLSY”
Co-sponsored with the Albert Family Workshop in Applied Economics and the Institute of Industrial Relations

March 16, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Cameron Campbell (UCLA)
“Village, Descent Group, and Household in Northeast China, 1749-1909”

March 23, 12:00-2:30 – 279 Haines**PAA Student Program**
PAA Practice Session 1

March 24, 12:00-1:30 – 279 Haines**PAA Student Program**
PAA Practice Session 2

Spring Quarter, 2005
April 12,*Tuesday*3:30-5:00 PM – 9383 Bunche
Caroline Hoxby (Harvard)
“The Impact of Charter Schools on Student Achievement”
Co-sponsored with the Albert Family Workshop in Applied Economics

April 20, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche**CANCELLED**
Alberto Palloni (Univ. of Wisconsin)
“Assessing the Robustness of Conventional Methods for Estimating Durations of Disability”

April 27,12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Seema Jayachandran (UCLA)
“Air Quality and Infant Mortality During Indonesia’s Massive Wildfires in 1997”
Co-sponsored with the Albert Family Workshop in Applied Economics

April 29, Faculty Center, (please see agenda for schedule)
Conference Organizers: Janet Currie, Roger Gordon, John Strauss
“SoCal Applied Micro Conference” [Agenda]
Sponsored by the Albert Family Workshop in Applied Economics

May 11, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Steven Ruggles (Univ. of Minnesota)
” The Decline of the Multigenerational Family in the United States, 1850-2000″
Co-sponsored with Sociology of the Family Working Group

May 18, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Elizabeth Frankenberg (UCLA)
“Sometimes It Takes a Village: Collective Efficacy and Children’s Use of Preventive Health Care”

May 25, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
William Dow (UCBerkeley)
“Health and Labor Outcomes in Transition China”

May 31,*Tuesday*3:30-5:00 PM – 9383 Bunche
Thomas MaCurdy (Stanford)
“Influence of Alternative Reporting Regimes on Participation in Food Stamp Programs”
Co-sponsored with the Albert Family Workshop in Applied Economics

June 1, 12:00-1:00 – 9383 Bunche
Laura Piersol (UCLA)
Ethics in Scientific Research: “Problems of Replication: Documentation Procedures and Pitfalls”

June 8, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Susan Short (Brown Univ.)
“The One-Child Policy and Fertility in China”