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 Spring 2021

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

All seminar meetings will be held virtually.

 

January 22, 2021: “Climate Migration across Contexts, Gender, and the Life Course,” Fernando Riosmena (University of Colorado, Boulder)
*Please note that this session will be held from 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. on Friday, January 22.

January 26, 2021: “The Impact of Expanding Public Health Insurance on Safety Net Program Participation: Evidence from the ACA Medicaid Expansion,” Lucie Schmidt (Williams College)
Co-sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging

February 2, 2021: “The Gendered Consequences of COVID-19: Initial Insights for American Families,” Leah Ruppanner (University of Melbourne, Australia)
*Please note that this session will begin at 3 p.m.

February 9, 2021: “Racialized Differences in Wage Growth within Firms: Testing a Theory of Organizational Ethnoracism,” Mosi Ifatunji (UW) and “The COVID-19 Pandemic and the Rental Market: Evidence from Craigslist,” Max Besbris (UW)

February 16, 2021: “Digitizing and Text-Mining the Toxic Past: The IT Revolution, Civic Transparency, and Environmental Health,” Merlin Chowkwanyun (Columbia)

February 23, 2021: “A New Look at the Separation Surge in Europe: Contrasting Adult and Child Perspectives,” Thomas Leopold (University of Cologne) with response by Betty Thomson (UW/Stockholm University)

March 2, 2021: “Black Women’s Health Matters: Theoretical, Conceptual, and Empirical Considerations,” Christy Erving (Vanderbilt)
Co-sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging

March 9, 2021: “Covering Undocumented Immigrants: The Effect of a Large-Scale Prenatal Care Intervention,” Laura Wherry (New York University) with response by Tiffany Green (UW)

March 16, 2021: “Incorporating Equity Value Judgements into Causal Decomposition Analysis,” John Jackson (Johns Hopkins University) with response by Felix Elwert (UW)

March 23, 2021: “Family Background, Occupational Returns to College, and the Rise of the Comprehensive Welfare State: Evidence from Danish Monozygotic Twins Born 1931–1979,” Kristian Karlson (University of Copenhagen) with response by Eric Grodsky (UW)
Co-sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging

March 30, 2021: “Demography: Fast and Slow,” Francesco Billari (Bocconi University)
Co-sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging

April 6, 2021No seminar

April 13, 2021: “Intergenerational Correlations in Longevity,” Adriana Lleras-Muney (UCLA) with response by Jason Fletcher (UW)
Co-sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging

April 20, 2021: “Abortion Laws Should be Based on Science: Understanding the Impacts of State-Level Abortion Restrictions,” Ushma Upadhyay (University of California, San Francisco)

April 27, 2021: “Demographic Perspectives on COVID-19: One Year Later,” Jennifer Beam Dowd (University of Oxford)
Co-sponsored by the Center for Demography of Health and Aging