DemSem Schedules 2019 – 2020

Fall Schedule 2019

Tuesday, September 10: “The Intergenerational Effects of the Vietnam Draft on Risky Health Behaviors,” Monica Deza (CUNY)
Co-sponsored by Center for Demography of Health and Aging

Tuesday, September 17: “The Effects of Gender Equality Focused Legislation on Families,” Rachel Margolis (University of Western Ontario)

Tuesday, September 24: “Racialization of Daily Time and Implications for Health,” Linnea Evans (UW-Madison)

Tuesday, October 1: “Natural Experiments to Study the Impact of Early Life Shocks on Long Term Health: The Use of Famine Studies,” L.H. Lumey (Columbia University)
Co-sponsored by Center for Demography of Health and Aging

Tuesday, October 8: “The Effect of Medicaid on Child Maltreatment: Evidence from Early Expansions in California,” Jessica Pac (UW-Madison)

Tuesday, October 15: “The Effects of Ridesharing Services on Driving Injuries and Fatalities,” Noli Brazil (University of California-Davis)

Thursday, October 24 at Pyle Center, 9:00am: Special Event: Environmental Change and Household Dynamics, Barbara Entwisle (UNC-Chapel Hill)

Tuesday, October 29: “The Rise and Fall of the Know-Nothing Party: Irish Immigration and Nativism in 19th century Massachusetts,” Katherine Eriksson (University of California-Davis)

Tuesday, November 5: “Addressing vulnerability to variability: exploring novel techniques to support advanced disaster preparedness,” Paul Block (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Tuesday, November 12: “Education as the Great Equalizer? Understanding Race and Ethnic Disparities in the Health Returns to College,” Lauren Gaydosh (Vanderbilt University)
Co-sponsored by Center for Demography of Health and Aging

Tuesday, November 19: “The Lie That Wouldn’t Die: Compensating Differentials and the Gender Wage Gap circa 2015,” Jennifer Glass (University of Texas at Austin)

Tuesday, December 3: “The Effects of Policing on Educational Outcomes and Health of Minority Youth,” Joscha Legewie (Harvard University)

Tuesday, December 10: “Measuring Abortion in the US: New Pathways to Improvement,” Laura Lindberg (Guttmacher Institute)

Spring Schedule 2020

Tuesday, January 21: “Immigrant Economic Adaptation in the Age of Mass Migration,” Peter Catron (University of Washington)

Tuesday, January 28: “Multiplex Intergenerational Mobility,” Katie Jajtner (UW-Madison) co-sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging

Tuesday, February 4: “Point of Reference: A Multidimensional Understanding of Migration and Fertility,” Julia Behrman (Northwestern University)

Tuesday, February 11: “Health Inequality over the Life Course for Chinese and Americans: Comparative Evidence from Machine Learning and Conventional Methods,” Xi Chen (Yale University) co-sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging

Tuesday, February 18: “When Does Money Matter? School Funding and Black-White Inequality of Educational Achievement 2009-2015,” Emily Rauscher (Brown University)

Tuesday, February 25: “Educational Expansion and Family Formation in sub-Saharan Africa,” Margaret Frye (University of Michigan)

Tuesday, March 3: “Beyond Dreamers: the Undocumented Youth Population in NYC,” Amy Hsin (City University of New York)

Tuesday, March 10: “Refining the Role of Childhood SES in Adult Health,” Scott Lynch (Duke University) co-sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging

Tuesday, March 17: *No Seminar – UW Spring Break*

Tuesday, March 24: Census 2020 Symposium, co-sponsored by the Applied Population Laboratory & WiscRDC; link to recording

“’It’s None of Their Damn Business’: Privacy and Disclosure Control in the U.S. Census, 1790-2020,” Steven Ruggles (University of Minnesota), with Diana Magnuson (Bethel University)

“Once, Only Once, and in the Right Place: Updates on the 2020 Census,” Michael Hawes (U.S. Census Bureau)

“The Ghosts of Census Past and Their Relevance for 2020.” Margo Anderson (UW-Milwaukee)

Tuesday, April 14 (online): “Evaluating and Using Evidence during a Crisis,” John Mullahy (UW-Madison)

Tuesday, April 21 (online): “Social and Behavioral Science Communications in the COVID 19 Pandemic,” Malia Jones (UW-Madison) and Alison Buttenheim (University of Pennsylvania); link to recording

Tuesday, May 5 (online): “Essential and Vulnerable: Service Sector Work in a Time of Covid-19,” Daniel Schneider (UC-Berkeley) and Kristen Harknett (UCSF).

Tuesday, May 12 (online): TBD with Joshua Goldstein (UC-Berkeley) & Serge Atherwood (UTSA)