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. Also, if you would like to suggest speakers or topics, please send email to Director@ccpr.ucla.edu.

 
FALL QUARTER, 2010
“Welcome and Introductions”
October 06, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Robert D. Mare (UCLA)
“The Multigenerational Demography of Social Mobility.”
October 13, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Patrick Heuveline (UCLA)
“The Limits of Genocide: An Attempt at Confidence Intervals on the Khmer-Rouge Death Toll.”
October 20, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Abhijit Banerjee (MIT)
“Do Informed Voters Make Better Choices? Experimental Evidence from Urban India.”
Co-sponsored with the Dept of Economics Applied Microeconomics Workshop
October 26, 03:30pm-5:00pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Brooke Scelza (UCLA)
“The Mother-Daughter Relationship in Evolutionary and Demographic Perspective.”
November 03, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Enrico Moretti (UC Berkeley)
“Inequality at Work: The Effect of Peer Salaries on Job Satisfaction.”
Co-sponsored with the Dept of Economics Applied Microeconomics Workshop
November 09, 3:30pm-5:00pm
9383 Bunche Hall

Mignon R. Moore (UCLA)
“Invisible Families: A Mixed-Methods Study of Gay Identities, Relationships and motherhood among Black Women.”
November 17, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Lisa Berkman (Harvard)
“Rethinking Work: The Impact of Work Family Strain and Worldwide Demographic Transitions.”
December 01, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

WINTER QUARTER, 2011
Thomas S. Weisner (UCLA)
“If You Work in This Country You Should Not Be Poor, and Your Kids Should Be Doing Better”: The Story of New Hope, a Successful Work Support Program.
January 05, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Ka-Yuet Liu (Columbia University)
“Social Influence and the Autism Epidemic.”
Co-sponsored with the Demography Workshop
January 12, 3:00pm-5:00pm
279 Haines

Patrick Simon (INED)
“Beyond Assimilation: The Second Generation in France,”
Co-sponsored with the Dept. of Demography Migration Workshop
January 21, 12:00pm-1:30pm
279 Haines

Bridget Freisthler (UCLA)
“Evaluating Medical Marijuana Dispensary Policies: Spatial Methods for the Study of Geographically-Based Policies.”
January 26, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Jason Beckfield (Harvard)
” The Comparative Sociology of Health Inequalities.”
February 02, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Kathleen Gerson (NYU)
“The Unfinished Revolution: Coming of Age of a New Era of Gender, Work, and Family.”
Co-sponsored with the Dept of Sociology Family Workgroup and Gender Working Group
February 07, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Genevieve Pham-Kanter (Princeton)
“The Gender Weight Gap: Sons, Daughters, and Maternal Weight.”
February 16, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Nathalie Williams (UNC-Chapel Hill)
“The Social Science of Migration During Armed Conflict: A Risks, Resources, and Responses Framework.”
February 23, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

ChangHwan Kim (KU)
“Investigating the Effects of the Model Minority Myth and the Glass Ceiling on the Earnings of Asian American Men.”
March 02, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Mark S. Handcock (Harvard)
“The Spatial Embeddedness of Neighborhood Effects: Mental Health and Obesity in the Context of Moving to Opportunity.”
March 09, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

SPRING QUARTER, 2011
Eliza Pavalko (Indiana University)
Double Time: Work Hours, Health and Family in the United States
April 06, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Ninez Ponce (UCLA)
Moral Spaces or Market Places? Income Inequality and the Personalized Medicine Landscape in the U.S.
April 13, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

John Heddrson, PhD
Mark Greninger, MA
Vandana Joshi, PhD
Population, Health, Mental Health, and Socio-Demographic Data in Los Angeles County
April 15, 12:00pm-1:00pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Maria Casanova (UCLA)
Cognitive Ability, Risk Aversion, and Financial Decision Making
April 20, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Duncan Thomas (Duke)
Mortality, the Family and the Indian Ocean Tsunami
April 27, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Jennifer Glick (ASU)
More than Duration of Residence: Immigration in the Family Life Course
Co-sponsored with the Dept of Sociology Migration Workshop & Family Working Group
April 29, 12:00pm-1:30pm
Moore 3027-Video conference room

Lance Gravlee (Univ. of Florida)
Race and Health: Genes, Environment, and the Meaning of Biology
May 04, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Chris Udry (Yale)
Examining Underinvestment and Financial Markets in Agriculture
Co-sponsored with the Dept of Economics Applied Microeconomics Workshop
May 10, 3:30pm-5:00pm
9383 Bunche

Robert Pollak (Washington Univ.)
“Allocating Time: Individuals’ Technologies, Household Technology, Perfect Substitutes, and Specialization”
Co-sponsored with the Dept of Economics Applied Microeconomics Workshop
May 17, 3:30pm-5:00pm
9383 Bunche

Kathleen McGarry (UCLA)
“Dynamic Aspects of Family Transfers”
May 25, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Shelly Lundberg (UCSB)
“Your place or mine? On the residence choice of young couples in Norway”
June 01, 12:00pm-1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

UCLA/UCB Miniconference on Census Microdata and Applications
June 03, 9:00am-4:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building