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, 2006
October 3, 2006, 3:30-5:00 – 9383 Bunche
Esther Duflo (MIT)
“Monitoring Works: Getting Teachers to Come to School”
Co-sponsored with the Albert Family Workshop in Applied Economics

October 4, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
“Welcome and Introductions”
October 18, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Edward Laumann (Univ. of Chicago)
“A Network Perspective on Sexual Behavior and Risk Taking”

October 25, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Harry Ganzeboom (Free University Amsterdam)
” On the Cost of Being Crude: Closed and Open Questions about Occupations-Results from the 1987 and 1996-2004 ISSP”

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

November 15, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
David Grusky (Stanford)
“Are There Social Classes?”

November 29, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Greg Duncan (Northwestern Univ.)
” School Readiness and Later Achievement” ” Appendices”

December 6, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Jacob Vigdor (Duke Univ.)
” Fifty Million Voters Can’t Be Wrong: Economic Self-Interest and Redistributive Politics”

Winter Quarter, 2007
January 10, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Jean Yeung (New York Univ.)
“Family Wealth and Children’s School Achievement”

January 17, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Judith Herschman (CCPR’s bibliographic specialist)
“CCPR Skills Workshop: Strategies for Navigating Bibliographic Data Bases for Demographic Research”

January 19, 12:00-1:30 **Friday** 279 Haines
Gary Gates (UCLA)
” Characteristics and Predictors of Coresidential Stability among Couples”
Co-sponsored by the Sociology of the Family Working Group

January 24, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Andrew Noymer (UCI)
“Tuberculosis in the Union Army during the Civil War”

January 31, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Barry Popkin (Univ. of North Carolina)
“Dynamics of the Global Nutrition Transition”
Co-sponsored by the Global Health Training Program

February 7, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Linda Adair (Univ. of North Carolina)
“Early Life Predictors of Young Adult Health and Educational Attainment: The Cebu Longitudinal Health and Nutrition Survey”

February 14, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
CCPR Professional Ethics Seminar
“Professional Issues in the Collection, Sharing and Release of Data”

February 20, 3:30-5:00 **Tuesday**
Alan Krueger (Princeton)
” The Reliability of Subjective Well-Being Measures”
Co-sponsored with the Albert Family Workshop in Applied Economics and RAND

February 21, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Thomas DiPrete (Columbia Univ.)
“Teacher Effects on Academic and Social Outcomes in Elementary School”

February 27, 3:30-5:00 **Tuesday**
Gary Solon (Univ. of Michigan)
” The Ins and Outs of Cyclical Unemployment”
Co-sponsored with the Albert Family Workshop in Applied Economics

March 7, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Jim Raymo (Univ. of Wisconsin)
“Recent Trends and Differentials in Japanese Family Behavior: Cohabitation, Pregnancy, Marriage, and Divorce”
Co-sponsored with the Terasaki Center for Japanese Studies

March 14, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
PAA Practice Session I

March 21, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
PAA Practice Session II

Spring Quarter, 2007

April 4, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Robert Boyd (UCLA)
“How Adaptive Models of Social Learning Can Lead to Maladaptive Behavior”

April 11, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Shripad Tuljapurkar(Stanford)
“Demographic Windows: Opportunities, Challenges”

April 20, 10:30-6:00 PM **Friday** Faculty Center (CA Rm)
Mark Rosenzweig (Yale Univ.), Ron Lee (UCB) and Joseph Hotz (UCLA)
“Berkeley/UCLA Workshop in Population”

April 25, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Wendy Manning (Bowling Green State Univ.)
“Cohabitation and Marital Dissolution: Qualitative and Quantitative Based Evidence”
Co-sponsored by the Sociology of the Family Working Group

May 2, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Marta Menendez (Univ. of Paris-Dauphine)
“Inequality of Opportunity in Brazil?”

May 16, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche**CANCELLED**
Alberto Palloni (Univ. of Wisconsin)
“Social Class Health and Mortality Differentials: Are There Important Selection Effects?”

May 30, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Mark Hayward (Univ. of Texas)
“Does the Body Forget? Maybe…Maybe Not”