DemSem Schedules 2017 – 2018

Fall Schedule 2017

Tuesday, September 12: Food Choice: Results of a Randomized Field Experiment, John Cawley (Cornell University)

Tuesday, September 19: Navigating Aging, Sexuality and HIV/AIDS in a Rural South African Community: Applying an Age-Period-Cohort Lens to Qualitative Life History Interviews, Sanyu Mohola (University of Michigan)

Tuesday, September 26: The Promise and Puzzles of Polygenic Scores: Evidence from the Wisconsin Longitudinal Study, Jeremy Freese (Stanford University)

Tuesday, October 3: Institutional Family Demography, Arnie Aasve (Universita Bocconi)

Tuesday, October 10: Schooling and Child Development, Matthew Wiswall (UW)

Tuesday, October 17: A Molecular Genetic Approach to Fertility Behavior, Melinda Mills (Oxford University)

Tuesday, October 24: Causal and Statistical Inference using Social Network Data, Elizabeth Ogburn (John Hopkins University)

Tuesday, October 31: Rethinking Age-Period-Cohort Models in the Social Sciences, Ethan Fosse (Princeton University)

Tuesday, November 7: Income Gaps Between Levels of Education, Educational Expansion,and Intergenerational Income Mobility in the United States, Deirdre Bloome (University of Michigan)

Tuesday, November 14: Does the Migrant Mortality Advantage Persist for the Second Generation? New Evidence from France, Michel Guillot (University of Pennsylvania)

Tuesday, November 28: Financial Well Being Over the Life Course: Exploring a New Measure, Michael Collins (UW)

Tuesday, December 5: Experimental Evidence from MRFIT, Melvin Stephens (University of Michigan)

Tuesday, December 12: Leveling the Playing Field? Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Infant Health and Mortality among Low Risk Women in the United States, Robert Hummer (University of North Carolina–Chapel Hill)

Thursday, December 14: Labor Force Transitions, Employment, and Occupational and Earnings Attainment, Franklin Wilson (UW)


Spring Schedule 2018

Tuesday, January 23: Liminal Legality and Education: Evidence from Salvadoran Child Migrants, Matthew Hall (Cornell University)

Tuesday, January 30: Recent Developments in Bayesian Model Averaging Applicable to Social Science Research, David Kaplan (UW)

Tuesday, February 6: Is the Impact of Employment Uncertainty on Fertility Intentions Channeled by Subjective Well-Being?, Letizia Mencarini (Universita Bocconi)

Tuesday, February 13: Network Effects on Behavior: How Do Mechanisms Matter?, Filiz Garip (Cornell University)

Tuesday, February 20: The Moral Hazard of Lifesaving Innovations: Naloxone Access, Opioid Abuse, and Crime, Anita Mukherjee (UW)

Tuesday, February 27: Immigrants’ Economic Assimilation: Evidence from Longitudinal Earnings Records, Andres Villarreal (University of Maryland)

Wednesday, March 7: Unequal Displacement: Gentrification, Race, and Residential Destinations in Philadelphia, Jackelyn Hwang (Stanford University)

Tuesday, March 13: What Constitutes a De Facto Life Sentence? Life Expectancy and the Resentencing of Juveniles Sentenced to Life without Parole, Evelyn Patterson (Vanderbilt University)

Tuesday, March 20: Media and the Marketplace: Assessing the Relationship between Media and Health Insurance Behaviors in a Politically Polarized Information Environment, Sarah Gollust (University of Minnesota)

Tuesday, April 3: Women’s Union and Childbearing Experiences and the Growing Educational Divide in Female Sterilization, Sarah Hayford (Ohio State University)

Thursday, April 5: Hispanic Identity Fades Across Generations as Immigrant Connections Fall Away, Mark Hugo Lopez (Pew Research Center)

Tuesday, April 10: Not All Diversity is Created Equal: Solidarity and Collective Action in NYC Neighborhoods, Maria Abascal (Columbia University)

Tuesday, April 17: Income Dynamics and Child Cognitive and Socioemotional Outcomes, Heather Hill (Washington University)

Tuesday, May 1: Of Men and Microbes: Social Determinants of the Microbiome, Jennifer Beam Dowd (Kings College)