DemSem Schedules 2016 – 2017

Fall Schedule 2016

Tuesday, September 13: Genetics and Social Status, Ben Domingue (Stanford University)

Tuesday, September 20: Disparate Impact: Race, Gender and the Use of Credit Reports in Hiring, Rourke O’Brien (UW)

Tuesday, September 27: Putting “Mixed-Race” into Context: Assessing the Role of Neighborhood and Family Contexts for the Health of Multiracial Adults, Jenifer Bratter (Rice University)

Tuesday, October 4: Maybe Next Month? Temperature Shocks, Climate Change, and Dynamic Adjustments in Birth Rates, Alan Barreca (Tulane University)

Tuesday, October 11: Behavioral Economics and Global Health: Promise vs. Practice, Alison Buttenheim (University of Pennsylvania)

Tuesday, October 18: How Race and Unemployment Shape Labor Market Opportunities: Addictive, Amplified, or Muted Effects, David Pedulla (Stanford University)

Tuesday, October 25: Do Marital and Kin Support Enhance (or Undermine) Older Adults’ Well-Being?: New Evidence from the DUST Study, Deborah Carr (Rutgers University), Co-sponsored with the Center for Demography of Health and Aging and the Institute on Aging

Tuesday, November 1: Healthy Time, John Mullahy (UW)

Tuesday, November 8: We Don’t Have a Plan – We Should Be Working on a Plan: Obstacles to Caregiver Transition Planning for Individuals with Fragile X Syndrome, Harold Pollack (University of Chicago)

Tuesday, November 15: Car Crashes, Drug Overdoses, Suicides, & Murders: Predictors of Early Death in High School & Beyond, Rob Warren (University of Minnesota)

Tuesday, November 29: Understanding Internal Migration to Urban Areas: Evidence from Censuses and Surveys from the Developing World, Deborah Balk (Baruch College, The City University of New York)

Tuesday, December 6: Research Opportunities Using Linked Federal and State Data at the Census Bureau, Amy O’Hara (Census Bureau)

Spring Schedule 2017

Tuesday, January 31: Intergenerational Transmission of Economic Status: New Evidence of Gene-Environment Interactions, Jason Fletcher (UW)

Tuesday, February 7: Selective Migration and the Health of Black Immigrants in the United States, Tom Hamilton (Princeton University)

Tuesday, February 14: Identifying Explanations of the Hispanic Health Paradox, Immigrant Adaptation, and Neighborhood Effects on Health, Fernando Riosmena (University of Colorado-Boulder)

Tuesday, February 21: The Effect of Question Characteristics, Respondents and Interviewers on Question Reading Time and Question Reading Behaviors in CATI Surveys, Kristen Olson (University of Nebraska)

Tuesday, February 28: #SayHerName: The Health Consequences of Mass Imprisonment for (Black) Women, Hedy lee (University of Washington)

Tuesday, March 7: A Sheep in Wolf’s Clothing: Why Epidemiologic Research on Dementia Tells Us More about Child Development than about Alzheimer’s Disease, Maria Glymour (University of California-San Francisco)

Tuesday, March 14: Using Sampled Social Network Data to Estimate Adult Death Rates, Dennis Feehan (University of California-Berkeley)

Tuesday, March 28: Harnessing a Geographic Approach to Inform Medicare Policy and Health Delivery for Disadvantaged Older Adults, Amy Kind (UW SMPH)

Tuesday, April 4: Natural Disasters, Social Protection, and Risk Perceptions, Emilia Tjernstroem (UW)

Tuesday, April 11: The Structure of Online Dating Markets, Elizabeth Bruch (University of Michigan)

Tuesday, April 18: Non-Response Bias in Income: Evidence from Tax Records, Bruce Meyer (University of Chicago)

Tuesday, April 25: Age of the Parents and Health of the Children, Mikko Myrskyla (Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research), Co-sponsored with the Center for German and European Studies

Tuesday, May 2: Happenings in Demography at Stockholm University, Elizabeth Thomson (UW) with Gunnar Andersson, Helen Eriksson, and Martin Kolk (Stockholm University)