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, 2009
“Welcome and Introductions”
September 30, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Timothy Conley (Chicago Booth)
“An Introduction to Spatial Econometrics.”
Co-sponsored with the Dept. of Economics, Econometrics Workshop
October 07, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Robert Jensen (UCLA)
“Economics, Culture, and Gender Bias in Rural India.”
October 14, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Martha Bailey (University of Michigan)
“The Impact of U.S. Family Planning Programs: Evidence From the War on Poverty
and Title X.”
Co-sponsored with the Dept. of Economics Applied Microeconomics
Workshop and VonGremp Workshop in Economic and Entrepreneurial History
October 20, 03:30pm-5:00pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Narayan Sastry (University of Michigan)
“Dislocation and Return of New Orleans Residents after Hurricane Katrina.”
October 28, 12:00pm-1:30pm
9383 Bunche Hall

Sam Schulhofer-Wohl (Princeton University)
Co-sponsored with Dept. of Economics Applied Microeconomics Workshop
November 04, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Ted Robles, Dawn Upchurch, Tara McKay, Pascaline Dupas (UCLA)
“Ethical Issues in the Collection and Analysis of Health and Biomarker Data.”
November 12, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Samuel Clark (University of Washington)
“Investigating Population and Health Issues in Africa Using Techniques from
Demography: Microsimulation and Model Life Tables.”
November 18, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Nancy Qian (Yale)
“The Institutional Causes of Famine in China, 1959-61.”
December 01, 3:30pm-5:00pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Anna Aizer (Brown)
“Education, Knowledge and the Evolution of Disparities in Health.”
December 09, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

WINTER QUARTER, 2011
John Santellini (Columbia University)
“Toward a Multidimensional Measure of Pregnancy Intentions: Evidence
from the United States”
January 06, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Phyllis Moen (University of Minnesota)
“Working Families, Stress, and Wellness: Can an Organizational Time Change
Make a Difference?.”
Co-sponsored with Dept. of Sociology Family Working Group and The Center on
the Everyday Lives of Families
January 13, 12:30pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs

Kenneth C. Land (Duke University)
“DON’T MESS WITH TEXAS: Monthly Time Series Analysis of Executions, Short-Term
Deterrence and Displacement of Homicides in Texas,”
January 20, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4284C Public Affairs

Herbert S. Klein (Stanford University)
“Emigration and Immigration in the Making of Modern Spain.”
January 27, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Paola Giuliano (Global Economics and Management Group at UCLA Anderson School of Management
“The Right Amount of Trust.”
February 03, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Chandra L. Ford (UCLA)
“HIV Conspiracy Beliefs, Medical Distrust and Racism: Implications for HIV
Testing.”
February 010, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Onyebuchi A Arah (UCLA)
“Want to Bed Against Model Misspecification? Consider Multiply Robust Estimation.”
February 17, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Rebeca Wong (The University of Texas Medical Branch)
“Intra-household Overweight and Obesity in Mexico: Multiple Generations, Multiple Roles.”
February 24, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Esther Duflo (MIT)
“Marry for What? Caste and Mate Selection in Modern India”
Co-sponsored with Dept. of Economics Applied Microeconomics Workshop
March 03, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Fabian Pfeffer (Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
“Wealth and Opportunity in the United States and Germany.”
March 03, 2:30pm-4:00pm
Co-sponsored with the Dept. of Sociology
4240 Public Affairs Building

Becky Pettit (University of Washington)
“Invisible Men: Prison Growth and the Construction of Social Statistics.”
March 10, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Kenneth Chay (Brown University)
“Medicare, Hospital Utilization and Mortality: Evidence from the Program’s Origins.”
Co-sponsored with Dept. of Economics Applied Microeconomics Workshop
March 17, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

PAA Practice Session I
March 31, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

PAA Practice Session II
April 07, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building
SPRING QUARTER, 2011
David Weir (University of Michigan)
“Socio-economic Status and Mortality: Perceptions and Outcomes”
Co-sponsored with Dept. of Economics Applied Microeconomics Workshop
April 21, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Michelle Hindin (John Hopkins University)
“Global Perspectives on Women’s Empowernebt and Health: Did ICPD Get It Right?”
April 28, 12:00pm-1:00pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Richard Steckel (Ohio State University)
“The Little Ice Age and Health: Europe from the Early Middle Ages to the Nineteenth
Century”
Co-sponsored with VonGremp Workshop in Economic and Entrepreneurial History
May 05, 12:00pm-1:00pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Ron Brookmeyer (UCLA)
“Estimating HIV Incidence: Approaches, Challenges and Opportunities”
May 12, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

CCPR Forum: Sharon Friend (Director of UCLA Human Subjects Research)
“Recent Developments and Future Directions in IRB”
May 14, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

David Takeuchi (University of Washington)
CANCELLED
May 19, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Suzanne Bianchi (UCLA)
“Doubling Up When Times Are Tough: A Pilot Study of Obligations to Share a Home
In Response to Economic Hardship”
May 26, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Jessica Gipson (UCLA)
“Challenges and Contributions of the “Men as Partners” Movement in International Reproductive
Health Research and Programs”
June 02, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building