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.


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: TBD, Lauren Schmitz (UW-Madison)

Tuesday, February 4: “Point of Reference: A Multidimensional Understanding of Migration and Rertility,” 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)

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: TBD, Margaret Frye (University of Michigan)

Tuesday, March 3: TBD, Amy Hsin (City University of New York)

Tuesday, March 10: TBD, Scott Lynch (Duke University)

Tuesday, March 24: Special Census Event with Steven Ruggles (University of Minnesota)

Tuesday, March 31: TBD, Courtney Coile (Wellesley College)

Tuesday, April 7: TBD, Sebastian Tello-Trillo (University of Virginia)

Tuesday, April 14: TBD, Christina Cross (Harvard University)

Tuesday, April 28: TBD, Jeffrey Grogger (University of Chicago)