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, 2007

October 3, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
“Welcome and Introductions”

October 10, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Douglas Almond (Columbia University)
“The Impact of the Food Stamp Program on Infant Outcomes”

October 17, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Guang Guo (Univ. of North Carolina)
“Integrating Genetic Propensities into Social-Control Models of Delinquency”

October 24, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
James Holland Jones (Stanford University)
“Mixture Models for Biodemographic Inference”

November 7, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Arun Karlamangla (UCLA)
“Psychosocial Influences on Physical and Cognitive Aging”

November 14, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Scott M. Lynch (Princeton University)
“The Changing Role of Socioeconomic Status in Explaining Black-White Disparities in Healthy Life Over the Last Three Decades”

November 28, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Yang Yang (Univ. of Chicago)
“Age-Period-Cohort Analysis in Social Research: What’s New?”

December 5, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Grant Miller (Stanford University)
” Women’s Suffrage, Political Responsiveness, and Child Survival in American History”

WINTER QUARTER, 2008
January 9, 12:00-1:30 – **Cancelled** 9383 Bunche
Karl Alexander (John Hopkins Univ.)
“On the Seasonality of Learning: Implications for Educational Stratification”
Co-sponsored with Dept. of Sociology Migration Study Group
The Irene Flecknoe Ross Lecture Series is made possible by a gift from Ray Ross in memory of his wife.

January 11, 12:00-1:30 **Cancelled** 9383 Bunche
Katherine Donato (Vanderbilt Univ.)
“Public Service Use and Contributions among Mexican Immigrants: An Assessment of Post-Reform Shifts”
Co-sponsored with Dept. of Sociology Migration Study Group
The Irene Flecknoe Ross Lecture Series is made possible by a gift from Ray Ross in memory of his wife.

January 16, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Florencia Torche (New York Univ.)
“Educational Assortative mating and Inequality: A Test from a Latin American Perspective”

January 23, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Dora Costa (UCLA)
“Do Social Networks Reduce the Negative Health Effects of Stress”

January 30, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Linda Gage (CA Dept. of Finance)
“The American Community Survey: Replacement for the Decennial Census Long-Form or Multiple ACS Estimates: Pick a Number, Any Number!”

February 6, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Kenneth Bollen (Univ. of North Carolina)
“Fixed and Random Effects Models using Panel data and Structural equation Models”

February 13, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Glenn Firebaugh (Pennsylvania State Univ.)
“Residential Segregation int he United States: New Methods and Findings”

February 20, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Shannon Cavanagh (Univ. of Texas-Austin)
“Family Instability, Selection, and Child Well-Being in Middle Childhood”
Co-sponsored with Dept. of Sociology Family Working Group
The Irene Flecknoe Ross Lecture Series is made possible by a gift from Ray Ross in memory of his wife.

February 27, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Alberto Palloni (Univ. of Wisconsin)
“The Size of Health Selection Effects”

March 5, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Sara Curran (Univ. of Washington)
“Migration, Migrant Social Capital and the Asian Financial Crisis in Thailand”
Co-sponsored with Dept. of Sociology Migration Study Group
The Irene Flecknoe Ross Lecture Series is made possible by a gift from Ray Ross in memory of his wife.

March 6, 2:00-4:00 **Thursday** Bunche 10367
Carlos Ribeiro (Insituto Universitario de Pesquisas do Rio de Janiero, IUPERJ) and Patricio Solis (El Colegio de Mexico)
“Social Mobility in Latin America”
Co-sponsored with Latin American Institute

SPRING QUARTER, 2008
April 2, 12:00-1:00 – 9383 Bunche
PAA Practice Session 1

April 9, 12:00-1:00 – 9383 Bunche
PAA Practice Session 2

April 18, 12:00-1:30 **Friday** 9383 Bunche
Maurice Crul (Univ. of Amsterdam)
” The Integration of the Second Generation in Europe. The Importance of the National and Local Integration Context”
Co-sponsored with Dept. of Sociology Migration Study Group and Center for European and Eurasian Studies
The Irene Flecknoe Ross Lecture Series is made possible by a gift from Ray Ross in memory of his wife.

April 23, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
I-Fen Lin (Bowling Green State University)
“Disability, Received Support, and Psychological Well-being in Late Life”

May 1, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Murray Feshbach (Georgetown Univ.)
“The Demographic Crisis in Russia”
Co-sponsored with Center for European and Euroasian Studies

May 7, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Arline Geronimus (Univ. of Michigan)
“Dying Old at a Young Age?: A First Foray into Weathering and Black-White Differences in Cellular Aging”
Co-sponsored with Dept. of Sociology Migration Study Group
The Irene Flecknoe Ross Lecture Series is made possible by a gift from Ray Ross in memory of his wife.

May 14, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Jennie Brand, Gilbert Gee, Yao Lu, Kate Choi (UCLA)
“CCPR Training Seminar: Forum on Ethical and Professional Issues in Publication”

May 21, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
David Autor (MIT)
“Distinguishing Income from Substitution Effects in Disability: Preliminary Evidence from the Veterans Disability Compensation Program”
Co-sponsored with Dept. of Economics Applied Microeconomics Workshop

May 28, 12:00-1:30 – 9383 Bunche
Marianne Bitler (UC-Irvine)
“Can Subgroup-Specific Mean Treatment Effects Explain Heterogeneity in Welfare Reform?”