DemSem Schedules Fall 2020

Fall Schedule 2020

Wednesday, September 9: CDE welcome gathering at James Madison Park, CANCELLED

Tuesday, September 15: “Leveraging the Genome to Evaluate the Impact of the Social Environment,” Lauren Schmitz (UW Madison); “Social and Spatial Inequalities in Household Finance,” Megan Bea (UW-Madison) Join via BB Collaborate: https://go.wisc.edu/235614

Tuesday September 22: “Three Decades of Very Low Fertility in Spain,” Albert Esteve (Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona); response by Christine Schwartz (UW-Madison) Join via Zoom: https://go.wisc.edu/7pvi56

Tuesday, September 29: “Discrimination and Weight Outcomes among Hispanic Immigrants: Old Questions, New(ish) Approaches and Lessons Learned,” Tiffany Green (UW-Madison); “Mothers’ Work Schedules and Child Wellbeing,” Alejandra Ros Pilarz (UW-Madison)

Tuesday, October 6: ” Exploring Genetic Influence on Birth Weight,” Sam Trejo (UW-Madison) and “The Consequences of Prenatal Substance Exposure for Maternal and Infant Health,” Christine Durrance (UW-Madison)

Tuesday, October 13: “Immigration Enforcement Effects on Health, Housing, and Education: How Targeted are the Consequences?” Juan Pedroza (UC-Santa Cruz)

Tuesday, October 20: “The Formal Demography of Kinship,” Hal Caswell (University of Amsterdam); response by Jenna Nobles (UW-Madison)

Tuesday, October 27: “Inequalities in Young Adult Criminal Justice Contacts: Patterns and Collateral Consequences for Parents and Siblings,” Courtney Boen (University of Pennsylvania)

Tuesday, November 3: No seminar

Tuesday, November 10: “Does Increased K-12 Funding Improve Student Learning and Narrow Achievement Gaps? New Evidence from California’s Local Control Funding Formula,” Rucker Johnson (UC-Berkeley)

Tuesday, November 17: “Latinx Population Growth, School Choice, and Segregation in New Latinx Destination School Districts,” Jacob Hibel (UC-Davis)

Tuesday, November 24: No seminar – Thanksgiving week

Tuesday, December 1: “Safety-Net Reform and Long-Term Changes in Economic Outcomes among Low-Skill Americans,” Jeffrey Grogger (University of Chicago)

Tuesday, December 8: “When Evidence Shapes Policy: A Conversation about Reproductive Healthcare Access in the U.S.,” Danielle Bessett (University of Cincinnati), Tiffany Green (UW-Madison), Jenny Higgins (UW-Madison), Alison Norris (Ohio State University), Kari White (University of Texas at Austin)