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The Center for Demography and Ecology (CDE) is a multi-disciplinary cooperative for social scientific demographic research and graduate training at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. CDE affiliates produce demographic research and data in the center’s five research areas: Demography of Inequality; Fertility, Families and Households; Health and the Life Course; Biodemography; and Environmental and Spatial Demography. CDE receives funding via a Population Research Infrastructure grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (P2C HD047873).



  • February
    • February 2
      Virtual Demography Seminar (DemSem)"The Gendered Consequences of COVID-19: Initial Insights for American Families," Leah Ruppanner (University of Melbourne, Australia)3:00 PM
    • February 9
      Virtual Demography Seminar (DemSem)"Racialized Differences in Wage Growth within Firms: Testing a Theory of Organizational Ethnoracism," Mosi Ifatunji (UW) and "The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Rental Market: Evidence from Craigslist," Max Besbris (UW)3:00 PM
    • February 16
      Virtual Demography Seminar (DemSem)TBD, Merlin Chowkwanyun (Columbia University)12:15 PM