DemSem

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CDE’s weekly Demography Seminar (DemSem) offers presentations of substantive work at the forefront of population sciences by top scholars from across the university campus and beyond.

Schedule Fall 2021

The Demography Seminar is open to all and meets on Tuesdays during the academic year from 12:15-1:30 p.m.

September 14, 2021: “Educational Gender Gaps,” Shelly Lundberg (UC Santa Barbara), virtual

September 21, 2021: “Mass Education and Women’s Autonomy: Evidence from Latin America,” Daniela Urbina (University of Oxford)

September 28, 2021: “Connecting Demography and Epidemiology: Spatial Studies in New York, New Jersey and Boston,” Dustin Duncan (Columbia University)
Co-sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging

October 5, 2021: “Prediction in Social Science: A Tool to Study Inequality in Populations,” Ian Lundberg (UCLA)

October 12, 2021: “The Perils of Progress: Narratives of Racial Inequality & the Impacts of Teleology,” Jasmine Hill (UCLA)

October 19, 2021: “Assisting Lower Income Enrollees in the Health Insurance Marketplace: The Impacts of Personalized Assistance and Email Nudges,” Rebecca Myerson (UW–Madison)
Co-sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging

October 26, 2021: “Aging and Cognition among Older Latinos in the United States: Current Knowledge and Future Directions,” Marc Garcia (Syracuse University)
Co-sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging

November 2, 2021: “Coordinated Markets, School-to-Work Linkages, and Labor Market Outcomes in the European Union,” Thomas DiPrete (Columbia University)

November 9, 2021: “Health Insurance for Whom? The ‘Spill-up’ Effects of Children’s Health Insurance on Mothers,” Sebastian Tello-Trillo (University of Virginia)
Co-sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging

November 16, 2021: “COVID-19 Pandemic and Gender and Racial Discrimination in Hiring: Evidence from a Natural Experiment,” Koji Chavez (Indiana University Bloomington)

November 23, 2021: Week of Thanksgiving, no speaker

November 30, 2021: “Prenatal Opioid Exposure Among Medicaid-Covered Births in Wisconsin: Prevalence, Patterns, and Birth Outcomes,” Lonnie Berger (UW–Madison)

December 7, 2021: “Two Sides of Gender: Sex, Power, and Adolescence,” Manisha Shah (UCLA)

December 14, 2021: “Surviving Two Epidemics: Resilience and Health in the Malawi Longitudinal Study of Families and Health (MLSFH) 1998-2021,” Hans-Peter Kohler (University of Pennsylvania)
Co-sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging