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, 2005
October 5, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
“Welcome and Introductions”

October 11,*Tuesday*3:30-5:00 – 9383 Bunche
Hyeok Jeong (USC)
“Theory and Measurement of Modern Transition”
Co-sponsored with the Albert Family Workshop in Applied Economics

October 12, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Noreen Goldman (Princeton University and CCPR)
“Biomarkers, Stress, and Health: Findings from the Taiwan Study and Plans for the Second Wave”
Related Articles: 1) Predicting Mortality… and 2) Stress Perceived…

October 19, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Susan Watkins (CCPR and University of Pennsylvania)
“Demography and Ethnography”

October 26, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Eleanor Singer (University of Michigan)
“Confidentiality and Informed Consent: The Psychology of Risk Communication and Risk Perceptions”
Related Articles: 1) Confidentiality, Risks… and 2) Exploring Meaning…

November 9, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
William Clark and Michael Shin
“Are There Measurable Neighborhood Effects? Evidence from LAFANS”

November 16, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Ronald Lee (UCB)
“Intergenerational Transfers and The Evolution of Human Mortality: How Social Arrangements Can Drive Natural Selection”

November 29, *Tuesday*3:30-5:00 – 9383 Bunche
Maurizio Mazzocco (Univ. of Wisconsin)
” Testing Efficiency: Semi-parametric Tests with an Application to Village”
Co-sponsored with the Albert Family Workshop in Applied Economics

November 30, 12:00-1:00 – 9383 Bunche
Yasamin Kusunoki, Vida Maralani, Judith Seltzer
Ethics in Scientific Research: “Publishing Your Work: The Submission and R & R Process”

December 7, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche**POSTPONED**
Eileen Crimmins (USC)
“Is there a Hispanic Paradox in Biological Risk?”

December 13,*Tuesday*1:30-3:00 PM – 279 Haines
Herbert Smith (Univ. of Pennsylvania)
“Counterfactual Model of Causality”
Co-sponsored with the Quantitative Research Methods Working Group

December 14, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Herbert Smith (Univ. of Pennsylvania)
“Some Demography of Enrollment Projections for School Districts”
Winter Quarter, 2006
January 11, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Devah Pager (Princeton University)
“Discrimination in Low Wage Labor Markets”

January 18, 12:00-1:30 – Faculty Center
Duncan Thomas (CCPR-Director)
“Faculty Advisory Luncheon”

January 25, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Lynne Casper (USC)
“Complex Connections: A Look at a Multidisciplinary Work, Family, Health and Well-being Research Program”
Co-sponsored with Center on Everyday Lives of Families

February 2, **Thursday**3:30-5:00 PM – 279 Haines
Katherine Newman (Princeton University)
“Chutes and Ladders: Navigating the Low Wage Labor Market”
Co-sponsored with Ross Lecture Series in Sociology

February 8, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Robert Pynoos (UCLA) and Alan Steinberg (UCLA/Duke University)
“Disasters and Youth: From Biology to Moral Development”

February 15, 12:00-1:15 – 9383 Bunche
Christine Bachrach (NICHD)
“NICHD Funding Opportunities and Mechanisms”

February 22, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Rubén Rumbaut (UCI)
“The ‘Second Generation’ in Early Adulthood”
Related Materials: 1) Turning Points… and 2) Gendered Paths…

March 8, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Thomas Gillespie and Regan Maas
“Methods in Spatial Demography”

March 13, 12:00-1:30 – 279 Haines Hall
Patrick Heuveline (Univ. of Chicago)
” Cambodian History and Social Demography: A Dialog in Three Acts” South East Asian Studies Job Candidate Talk”

March 15, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
V. Joseph Hotz
“Games Parents and Adolescents Play: Risky Behaviors, Parental Reputation, and Strategic Transfers”

March 22, 12:00-2:30 – 9383 Bunche
PAA Practice Session 1

March 24, 12:00-2:30 – 279 Haines
PAA Practice Session 2
Spring Quarter, 2006
April 4,*Tuesday *12:00-1:30 – 279 Haines Hall
Kathleen Kiernan (University of York)
” Partnership Status Disparities in Maternal Smoking During Pregnancy, Breastfeeding and Maternal Depression”
Co-sponsored with the Sociology of Family Working Group

April 5, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
John Hobcraft (University of York)
“The Childhood Origins of Adult Health and Well-Being: Do Gender and Cohort Matter?”

April 12, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Robert Willis (University of Michigan)
” Estimating Knightian Uncertainty from Survival Probability Questions on the HRS”
Co-sponsored with the Albert Family Workshop in Applied Economics

April 18, *Tuesday*3:30-5:00 – 9383 Bunche
John Ham (USC)
“Selection Bias, Demographic Effects and Ability Effects in Common Value Auction Experiments”
Co-sponsored with the Albert Family Workshop in Applied Economics

April 19, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
M. Belinda Tucker (UCLA)
“Single in the City: Women’s Attitudes Toward Marriage Over Time”

April 25, *Tuesday*12:00-1:30 – 279 Haines
Elizabeth Frankenberg, Donald Treiman, Susan Watkins
Ethics in Scientific Research: “The Complexities of Conducting Sample Surveys in Settings Outside of the United States”
Co-sponsored with the Quantitative Sociology Working Group

April 26, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Jennifer Glick (Arizona State University)
“Academic Performance of Young Children in Immigrant Families: Convergence by Race and Ethnicity”

April 27, *Thursday* 10:00-11:00 AM – 279 Haines
Myron Gutmann and Felicia LeClere (ICPSR)
“Data Sharing for Demographic Research”

May 3, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Liana Sayer (Ohio State University)
“Economic Resources, Marital Bargains, and Marital Quality”
Co-sponsored with the Sociology of Family Working Group

May 9, *Tuesday*3:30-5:00 – 9383 Bunche
H. Elizabeth Peters(Cornell Univ.)
“Cooperation and Relatedness in a Multi-Person Dictator Experiment”
Co-sponsored with the Albert Family Workshop in Applied Economics

May 10, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Graciela Teruel (UIA and CCPR)
“Attrition in Progresa Rural Evaluation Survey”

May 17, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
R. Kelly Raley (Univ. of Texas)
“Rating and Dating Revisited: How Social and Formal Organizational Attributes Shape the Formation of Adolescent Romantic Relationships”
Co-sponsored with the UCLA Interdisciplinary Relationship Science Program

May 24, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Luis Rubalcava (CIDE and CCPR)
“Longitudinal Evidence of the Effect of Crime Suffered on Individual Health”

May 31, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Paul Schultz (Yale)
“Family Planning as an Investment in Development and Female Human Capital: Evaluating the Long Term Consequences in Matlab, Bangladesh”
Co-sponsored with the Albert Family Workshop in Applied Economics

June 7, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Emilio Parrado(Duke University)
” Migration and Sexuality: A Comparison of Mexicans in Sending and Receiving Communities”