Calls for Papers

  • Southern Demographic Association
    September 14, 2018

    To submit a paper for consideration:

    • Submit an abstract for the program (for the 2018 meeting the deadline is 29 June)
    • Submit a complete paper by email attachment to studentawards@sda-demography.org by September 14.

    The maximum page length is 20 pages, double spaced, including all figures, graphs, and tables, but not including the title page, abstract, or bibliography. The paper need not be sole-authored, but all authors must be students. All papers submitted must be on the SDA program and must be presented at the SDA meeting by the author.
    Each submission must include a separate cover page that addresses the following:

    1. What is the research topic? 
      (e.g., childhood obesity)
    2. What is the research question? 
      (e.g., How does mother’s weight gain during pregnancy affect childhood weight at age two?)
    3. Why is it important to answer this research question? Said another way, what gap in the scientific literature will this research address?
    4. What is your specific hypothesis (or hypotheses)?
      1. Specify the dependent and independent variables.
      2. Describe the expected relationship between each of the dependent and independent variables.
      3. Discuss the mechanisms through which the independent variables affect the dependent variables.
    5. What is your methodology? If you are analyzing existing data, what data set are you using?
    Date posted: 7/17/2018 | View listing
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  • Population Association of America
    September 16, 2018
    Date posted: 6/26/2018 | View listing
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  • UC-Berkeley Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging-CEDA and the USC/UCLA Center for Biodemography and Population Health
    University of California-Berkeley
    October 12, 2018

    We solicit presentations of papers using longitudinal data from one or more LMICs, particularly from harmonized HRS family studies (see https://g2aging.org/(link is external)) in China (CHARLS), Costa Rica (CRELES), Ghana (SAGE), Korea (KLOSA), Indonesia (IFLS), Mexico (MHAS), and South Africa (SAGE). We also encourage use of other LMIC micro-data with mortality follow-ups, e.g. from Taiwan (SEBAS), China (CLHLS), South Africa (HAALSI), and elsewhere, as well as comparisons with data from higher income countries such as the US (HRS), Japan (JSTAR or NUJLSOA), England (ELSA), and Europe (SHARE).
    This will be a small meeting of about 30 people.  We invite one-page abstracts, which should be submitted by October 12 to jungk@usc.edu and evasile@berkeley.edu.

    Date posted: 8/10/2018 | View listing
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  • Population Journal
    November 5, 2018

    Population is a quarterly scientific journal published in English (Population-E) and in French (Population-F) by the French Institute for Population Studies (INED). The Population Young Author Prize is open to PhD students and young researchers working in the field of population studies and will be awarded to the most outstanding original paper submitted to the competition jury.
    More information: http://www.journal-population.com/young-authors-prize-2015/

    Date posted: 7/17/2018 | View listing
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