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, 2011

“Welcome and Introductions”
Wednesday, September 28, 2011. 12:00pm to1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Andreas Wimmer (UCLA)
“Nation Building or Ethnic Exclusion? A Global Analysis”
Wednesday, October 5, 2011. 12:00pm to1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Bruce Meyer (University of Chicago)
“Saving Teens: Using a Policy Discontinuity to Estimate the Effects of Public Health Coverage”
Wednesday, October 12, 2011. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Felix Elwert (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
“The Effects of Long-Term Residential Disadvantage on Child Outcomes”
Wednesday, October 19, 2011. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Larry Morton (Fidelity Retirement Counselor)
“UC Retirement System and Getting on the Right Path.”
Friday, October 21, 2011. 12:00pm to 1:00pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Sarah Reber (UCLA)
“Federal Aid and Equality of Educational Opportunity: Evidence from the Introduction of Title I in the South”
Wednesday, October 26, 2011. 12:00pm to 1:00pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Till von Wachter (Columbia University)
” The Effects of Extended Unemployment Insurance over the Business Cycle: Evidence from Regression Discontinuity Estimates Over Twenty Years”
Wednesday, November 2, 2011. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Daniel Schneider (Princeton University)
“Wealth and the Marital Divide: Evidence and Implications”
Wednesday, November 9, 2011. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Grant Miller (Stanford University)
“A Cluster Randomized Trial of Provider Incentives for Anemia Reduction in Rural China”
Wednesday, November 16, 2011. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Alexandra Achen Killewald (Mathematica Policy Research)
“A Reconsideration of the Fatherhood Premium: Marriage, Residence, Biology, and the Wages of Fathers”
Wednesday, November 30, 2011. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Tod Hamilton (Harvard University)
“Selection, Assimiliation, and the Earnings and Health of Black Immigrants in the United States”
Wednesday, December 7, 2011. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

WINTER QUARTER, 2012
Tal Gross (Columbia University)
“”Liquidity Constraints and Consumer Bankruptcy: Evidence from Tax Rebates.”
Wednesday, January 11, 2012. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Jeffrey Eaton (Imperial College London)
“Emerging Issues and Opportunities for HIV prevention in Southern Africa”
Thursday, January 19, 2012. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Cristobal Young (Stanford University)
“Partial Information and the Marketization of Medicine:
The Problem of Patients-as-Consumers in US Hospitals”
Wednesday, February 01, 2012.
4240 Public Affairs Building

William “Sandy” Darity (Duke University)
“Stratification Economics: What Can We Learn About Intergroup Disparity?” ”
Monday, February 06, 2012. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Arturo Bustamante (UCLA)
“Building a Natural Experiment of Chronic Illness Care Costs in the Safety Net”
Wednesday, February 08, 2012. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Jennifer Van Hook (Pennsylvania State University)
“Obesity among the children of immigrants: selection, adaptation, and assimilation”. Co-sponsored with the Dept of Sociology Migration Group
Friday, February 17, 2012. 12:00-pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Teresa Janevic (Yale University)
“Racism and Access to Maternal Health Care Among Romani Women in the Balkans.”
Wednesday, February 22, 2012. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Jennifer Barber (University of Michigan)
“The Dynamics of Intimate Partner Conflict and the Risk of Pregnancy.” Co-sponsored with the Dept of Sociology Family Working Group
Monday, March 05, 2012. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Narayan Sastry (University of Michigan)
“Studying Overall Self-Rated Health Using Vignettes: New Data and Results from the Los Angeles Family and Neighborhood Survey”
Wednesday, March 07, 2012. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Hector Rodriguez (UCLA)**CANCELLED**
“Local Public Health Systems and the Health of Older Adults”
Wednesday, March 14, 2012. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

SPRING QUARTER, 2012
Rob Boyd (UCLA)
“Why Relatedness Is Not Enough to Predict Social Evolution”
Wednesday, April 04, 2012. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Jay Kaufman (McGill University)

“Nature versus Nurture in the Explanations for Racial/Ethnic Health Disparities”. Co-sponsored with the Dept of Epidemiology.
Wednesday, April 18, 2012. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

PAA Poster Practice Session
“Helpful Hints with PAA Posters”
Friday, April 20, 2012. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

PAA Practice Session
Wednesday, April 25, 2012. 12:00pm to 2:00pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

The Tod Spieker Colloquium
Mark Ellis (University of Washington)
“Geographies of Racial Mixing”
Friday, April 27, 2012. 3:00-4:00pm
1261 Bunche Hall

Elizabeth Thomson (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
“Childbearing across Partnerships.” Co-sponsored with the Dept of Sociology Family Working Group
Monday, April 30, 2012. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Mikko Myrskyla (Max Planck Institute)
“Is later better or worse? Advanced parental age and adult health, IQ and mortality of the offspring”
Monday, May 07, 2012. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Caroline Hoxby (Stanford University)
“The Missing “One-Offs”: The Hidden Supply of High-Achieving, Low-Income Students” & “The Effects of Informational Interventions on College Choices: Big Decisions and Low Costs.” Co-sponsored with the Dept. of Economics
Wednesday, May 09, 2012. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Sander Greenland (UCLA)
“Causal Inference: Much More than Just Statistics”
Wednesday, May 16, 2012. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Irma Elo (University of Pennsylvania)
“Early- and Later Life Family and Socioeconomic Conditions and Cause-Specific Mortality in Finland”
Wednesday, May 23, 2012. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Miguel Urquiola (Columbia University)**Cancelled**
Wednesday, May 30, 2012. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building

Mel Stephens (University of Michigan-Ann Arbor)
“Employment, Wages and Voter Turnout”
Wednesday, June 06, 2012. 12:00pm to 1:30pm
4240 Public Affairs Building