• 2017 Federal Statistical Research Data Center Annual ConferenceSeptember 13-14, 2017

    4240 Public Affairs Building UCLA Faculty Center

    The California Census Research Data Center (CCRDC) at University of California Los Angeles invites proposals to present papers and posters at the 2017 Federal Statistical Research Data Center Annual Conference. We also will consider proposals for workshops and panel discussion.

  • UCLA-HKUST International Symposium On Segregation & Neighborhood Effects 

Tuesday, June 6, 2017. 9:00 a.m.–5:15 p.m.
UCLA Anderson School of Management. Gold Hall Executive Dining Room, 2nd Floor
Sponsored by:
UCLA Asia-Pacific CenterUCLA Ziman Center for Real EstateUCLA Lewis Center for Regional Policy Studies, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs and UCLA California Center for Population Research

Tuesday, June 6, 2017
9:00 a.m. – 5:15 p.m.

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Coffee & Breakfast

10:00 a.m. – 5:15 p.m. Program

UCLA Anderson School of Management

Gold Hall Executive Dining Room, 2nd Floor
110 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA 90095

RSVP

Papers will be distributed to all attendees before the conference.
To download the symposium agenda (PDF), click here.

  • Political Sociology and the Global South Student Conference: Interdisciplinary Insights from the Global South

May 5th, 2017

4240 Public Affairs Building

The UCLA Political Sociology and the Global South Working Group in collaboration with the Institute on Inequality and Democracy invites abstract submissions for an interdisciplinary graduate student conference. We welcome submissions from graduate students across the UCLA campus.

  • West Coast Experiments Conference, UCLA 2017

The tenth annual West Coast Experiments Conference will be held at UCLA on Monday, April 24 and Tuesday, April 25, 2017, preceded by in-depth methods training workshops on Sunday, April 23.

The conference registration webpage is wce2017ucla.eventbrite.com.

The WCE is an annual conference that brings together leading scholars and graduate students in economics, political science and other social sciences who share an interest in causal identification broadly speaking.  Now in its tenth year, the WCE is a venue for methodological instruction and debate over design-based and observational methods for causal inference, both theory and applications.

The speakers are Judea Pearl, Rosa Matzkin, Niall Cardin, Angus Deaton, Chris Auld, Jeff Wooldridge, Ed Leamer, Karim Chalak, Rodrigo Pinto, Clark Glymour, Elias Barenboim, Adam Glynn, and Karthika Mohan.

Registration is free, but you must register at wce2017ucla.eventbrite.com to get a ticket for each day you plan to attend. Registration is first-come-first-served.  The deadline to register is April 18, 2017 at 8:00 AM PDT.

We also will host free in-depth methods training workshops on the afternoon of Sunday, April 23.  We are currently planning these workshops so please watch this space for upcoming details.  The topics will include causal graphs and big data.  You can register for these workshops when you register for the conference.

This conference is funded by a generous grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and sponsored by the UCLA Department of Political Science , UCR School of Public Policy, California Center for Population Research and the Center for Social Statistics.

The organizing committee this year is Chad Hazlett, Judea Pearl, Rodrigo Pinto, and Manisha Shah.

 

  • The Public Policy and Applied Social Science Seminar (PPASS)

Amy Finkelstein

April 20, 2017, 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

4240 Public Affairs Building

The Public Policy and Applied Social Science Seminar (PPASS) series invites leading scholars from both UCLA and universities across the nation to present new research on a wide variety of important issues, including crime, labor markets, human capital and education, inequality and poverty, the environment, public finance, political economy, urban economics, health care reform, and economic development. Featured research typically employ strong empirical analyses to address issues of deep policy relevance that are of interest to applied social science faculty and students on campus.

 

  • NBER Cohort Studies Meeting

April 15-16, 2017 8:00 am – 5:00 pm

4240 Public Affairs Building

CCPR is hosting the annual NBER Cohort Studies meeting which brings together researchers from different fields interested in aging related issues or in methodologies applicable to aging and has set the seeds for synergistic relationships between economists, sociologists, demographers, psychologists, epidemiologists, and MDs. The meeting is funded in part by an NIH conference grant through NBER.

 

  • 2016 Southern California Symposium on Network Economics and Game Theory

November 4-5, 2016, 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM

4240 Public Affairs Building

This symposium brings together students, professors, and researchers from Southern California who use game theory to analyze, design, and assess the performance of networks. We hope to highlight connections between research areas and stimulate conversations about the benefits and limitations of game theory as a tool for understanding networked systems. Our community is interested in both the application of game theory to networking problems and in the development of novel game-theoretic methods; we also have a broader interest in learning, mechanism design, and network science.

“Annual UCLA Research Conference on Aging”
July 9, 2015 8:00 AM-12:00 PM
Ackerman Grand Ballroom, UCLA

All California Labor Economics Conference 2015
September 17 & 18, 2015 
UCLA Carnesale Commons

The All-California Labor Economics Conference (ACLEC) brings together the top labor economists in California annually to present recent research. This year’s conference will be hosted by UCLA on Thursday, September 17 and Friday, September 18. Leah Boustan (Economics) and Sarah Reber (Public Policy) are co-organizing. The local planning committee consists of Leah Boustan, Sarah Reber, Manisha Shah, Till von Wachter and Wes Yin, all CCPR affiliates.