DemSem Schedules 2015 – 2016

Fall Schedule 2015

Tuesday, September 15: The Demography of Incarceration, Michael Massoglia (UW)

Tuesday, September 22: 25 Years after Reunification: Did East Germans “Adapt” West German Family Behavior?, Michaela Kreyenfeld (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research), Co-sponsored with Center for German & European Studies

Tuesday, September 29: Variation in Contemporary Parenting Experiences and Parental Well-Being, Ann Meier (University of Minnesota)

Tuesday, October 6:  $2.00 Per Day, Living on Almost Nothing in America, Kathryn Edin (John Hopkins University) with Luke Shaefer (University of Michigan), Co-sponsored with Wisconsin HOPE Lab and LaFollette School of Public Affairs

Tuesday, October 13: Trends in U.S. Couples’ Work Patterns after Childbirth and Implications for Social Inequality, Kelly Musick (Cornell University)

Tuesday, October 20: Neighborhood Perceptions, Air Quality and Lung Function-Findings from the Survey of the Health of Wisconsin, Kristen Malecki (UW)

Tuesday, October 27: When Geography and Gender Collide: Explaining Inequalities in Adult Mortality Among U.S. States, Jennifer Karas-Montez (Syracuse University)

Tuesday, November 3: Estimating the Effect of Education on Mortality in the Presence of Migration: Evidence from the Jim Crow South, Bhash Mazumder (Chicago Federal Reserve)

Tuesday, November 10: Age at Migration and Health of Older Immigrants in the United States, Zoya Gubernskaya (University at Albany-SUNY)

Tuesday, November 17: The Prevalence of Half-Siblings over the Demographic Transition – Evidence from Administrative Register Data in Northern Sweden 1730-2007, Jani Turunen (Stockholm University)

Tuesday, December 1: Multi-morbidity Trajectories Among Older Adults in the Medicare Program, Eva DuGoff (UW)

Tuesday, December 8: Essential Measures: Ancestry, Race, and Social Difference, Aaron Gullickson (University of Oregon)

Spring Schedule 2016

Tuesday, January 26: When Mom Goes to College: The Effect of Post-Natal Enrollment and Attainment on Children’s Educational Outcomes, David Monaghan (UW HOPE Lab)

Tuesday, February 2: Consumption and Income Inequality and Subjective Well-Being in China, Jim Smith (RAND)

Tuesday, February 9: The Social Dynamics Behind the Diffusion of Suicide in a Cohesive Community, Anna Mueller (University of Chicago)

Tuesday, February 16: Sleep and Health: Why Do Associations Depend on How Sleep is Measured?, Diane Lauderdale (University of Chicago)

Tuesday, February 23: Experimental Evidence on the Demand for and Costs of Rural Electrification, Ted Miguel (University of California-Berkeley)

Tuesday, March 1: Intentionally Under-vaccinated and Unvaccinated Children in California, Malia Jones (UW Applied Population Lab)

Tuesday, March 8: Geographic Variation in the Cumulative Risk of Maltreatment and Foster Care Placement, Christopher Wildeman (Cornell University)

Tuesday, March 15: Environmental Dimensions of Human Migration, Lori Hunter (University of Colorado)

Tuesday, April 5: Parental Separation and Long-term Changes in Income: Does Previous Marital Status Matter?, Lidia Panico (Institut national d’etudes demographiques (INED))

Tuesday, April 12: The Impact of Economic Conditions on Mortality over the Lifetime, Adriana Lleras-Muney (University of California-Los Angeles)

Wednesday, April 13 (Hilldale Lecture): Navigating Addiction Genetics with a Map of the Human Genome, Joel Gelernter (Yale University)

Tuesday, April 19: When Can You Have It All? The Role of Gender and Life Course Stage in the Career Decisions of Medical Trainees, Katherine Lin (UW CDHA)

Tuesday, April 26: The New World of Retirement Income Security in America, Joseph Quinn (Boston College)

Tuesday, May 3: The Impact of Subjective Well-Being on Fertility across Societies: Universal or Country-Specific?, Letizia Mencarini (Universita Bocconi)