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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 Fall DemSem 2019

Tuesday, September 10: “The Intergenerational Effects of the Vietnam Draft on Risky Health Behaviors,” Monica Deza (CUNY)
Co-sponsored by Center for Demography of Health and Aging

Tuesday, September 17: “The Effects of Gender Equality Focused Legislation on Families,” Rachel Margolis (University of Western Ontario)

Tuesday, September 24: “Racialization of Daily Time and Implications for Health,” Linnea Evans (UW-Madison)

Tuesday, October 1: “Natural Experiments to Study the Impact of Early Life Shocks on Long Term Health: The Use of Famine Studies,” L.H. Lumey (Columbia University)
Co-sponsored by Center for Demography of Health and Aging

Tuesday, October 8: “The Effect of Medicaid on Child Maltreatment: Evidence from Early Expansions in California,” Jessica Pac (UW-Madison)

Tuesday, October 15: “The Effects of Ridesharing Services on Driving Injuries and Fatalities,” Noli Brazil (University of California-Davis)

Thursday, October 24 at Pyle Center, 9:00am: Special Event: Environmental Change and Household Dynamics, Barbara Entwisle (UNC-Chapel Hill)

Tuesday, October 29: “The Rise and Fall of the Know-Nothing Party: Irish Immigration and Nativism in 19th century Massachusetts,” Katherine Eriksson (University of California-Davis)

Tuesday, November 5: “Addressing vulnerability to variability: exploring novel techniques to support advanced disaster preparedness,” Paul Block (University of Wisconsin-Madison)

Tuesday, November 12: “Education as the Great Equalizer? Understanding Race and Ethnic Disparities in the Health Returns to College,” Lauren Gaydosh (Vanderbilt University)
Co-sponsored by Center for Demography of Health and Aging

Tuesday, November 19: “The Lie That Wouldn’t Die: Compensating Differentials and the Gender Wage Gap circa 2015,” Jennifer Glass (University of Texas at Austin)

Tuesday, December 3: “The Effects of Policing on Educational Outcomes and Health of Minority Youth,” Joscha Legewie (Harvard University)

Tuesday, December 10: “Measuring Abortion in the US: New Pathways to Improvement,” Laura Lindberg (Guttmacher Institute)