DemSem

About

CDE’s weekly Demography Seminar (DemSem) offers presentations of substantive work at the forefront of population sciences. Organized by Jenna Nobles and John Mullahy, associate directors for training, the seminar features lectures by top scholars in the field from across the university campus and beyond.

Schedule

The Demography Seminar usually meets on Tuesdays from 12:15-1:30 p.m. in room 8417 of the Social Sciences Building and is open to all.
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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*: “It’s None of Their Damn Business: Privacy and Disclosure in the US Census, 1790-2020,”  Steven Ruggles (University of Minnesota) co-sponsored by the Applied Population Lab & WiscRDC

*NOTE ROOM CHANGE: School of Education, Wisconsin Idea Room

Tuesday, March 31: “The Demography of Retirement,” Courtney Coile (Wellesley College) co-sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging

Tuesday, April 7: “Losing Public Health Insurance: TennCare Reform and Personal Financial Distress,” Sebastian Tello-Trillo (University of Virginia) co-sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging

Tuesday, April 14: “Square Pegs in Round Holes: Extended Family Households Among Children in the United States,” Christina Cross (Harvard University)

Tuesday, April 21: *No Seminar – PAA Annual Meetings*

Tuesday, April 28: “Safety-Net Reform and Long-Term Changes in Economic Outcomes Among Low-Skill Americans,” Jeffrey Grogger (University of Chicago)