Events

December 7, 2009 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Survey Estimates of Risky Sexual Behaviors among Ethiopian Youth: Improved Estimates Using a Non-Verbal Response Card
David Lindstrom Associate Professor of Sociology - Brown University
PSC Fall 2009 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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January 25, 2010 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Going Back Part-time: Federal Leave Legislation and Women's Return to Work
Whitney Schott 2009 van de Walle Prize winner and graduate student in demography - University of Pennsylvania
PSC Spring 2010 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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February 1, 2010 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Hyunjoon Park Korea Foundation Assistant Professor of Sociology - University of Pennsylvania
PSC Spring 2010 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
Description:

Paper co-authored by Jere R. Behrman.

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February 8, 2010 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Health in the United States Relative to Other Countries
Eileen Crimmins Edna M. Jones Professor of Gerontology, Andrus Gerontology Center - University of Southern California, Los Angeles
PSC Spring 2010 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
Description: **THIS COLLOQUIUM EVENT WAS CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER**
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February 15, 2010 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Vladimir Canudas-Romo Assistant Professor, Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health - Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University
PSC Spring 2010 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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February 22, 2010 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Unions that Divide: Intergenerational and Interracial Marriages among Mexicans
Yukio Kawano Visiting Scholar, Population Studies Center - University of Pennsylvania
PSC Spring 2010 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 1, 2010 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Rafael E. De Hoyos - Mexican Ministry of Education
PSC Spring 2010 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 15, 2010 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Inaccurate age and sex data in the Census PUMS files: evidence and implications
Betsey Stevenson Assistant Professor of Business and Public Policy - The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania
PSC Spring 2010 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 22, 2010 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Insights from a Sequential Hazard Model of Sexual Initiation and Premarital First Births
Lawrence L. Wu Professor of Sociology - New York University
PSC Spring 2010 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 29, 2010 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Gender, Power, and Migration Decision-Making
Jenna Nobles Assistant Professor of Sociology - University of Wisconsin-Madison
PSC Spring 2010 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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March 31, 2010 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Dying in the City of Brotherly Love: Homicide in Postwar Philadelphia
Eric Schneider Penn IUR Faculty Fellow and Adjunct Professor of History
Penn IUR Public Interest Series | Location: Benjamin Franklin Room, Houston Hall
Description:

John MacDonald will discuss the implications of Professor Schneider’s research and the effects of race and ethnicity on criminal justice and social policy responses to homicide. Please RSVP by emailing penniur@pobox.upenn.edu

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April 5, 2010 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
PAA Practice Talks
PSC Spring 2010 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
Description:

 

Ruben Castro: "HIV and investments in children. The case of rural Malawi"
Brian Chin: "The effect of poverty on health and well-being in rural Malawi"
Andy Fenelon: "Estimating Smoking-Attributable Mortality in the United States: Geographic Variation "
Caroline Sten Hartnett: "Parental support during young adulthood: Why does assistance decline with age?"
Jessica Ho: "U.S. Mortality in an International Context: Age Variations"
Rachel Margolis: "Healthy Lifestyle Changes among Middle-Aged Americans: Education Differences in Changes and Adherence"
Carla Medalia: "Gender equality, development, and the sex gap in life expectancy: a world view"

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April 12, 2010 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Cohort Postponement and Period Measures
Joshua R. Goldstein Executive Director, Laboratory of Economic and Social Demography - Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research
PSC Spring 2010 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 19, 2010 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Peter McDonald Professor of Demography - Australian Demographic & Social Research Institute, The Australian National University
PSC Spring 2010 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
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April 26, 2010 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Biodemography of exceptional longevity
Leonid Gavrilov Research Associate - Center on Aging, NORC, and the University of Chicago
PSC Spring 2010 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
Description:

Co-authored by Natalia Gavrilova, Research Associate, Center on Aging, NORC, and the University of Chicago
Background Papers: "Search for Predictors of Exceptional Human Longevity: Using Computerized Genealogies and Internet Resources for Human Longevity Studies", "Authors' Reply in Discussion "Search for Predictors of Exceptional Human Longevity: Using Computerized Genealogies and Internet Resources for Human Longevity Studies", and, "Can exceptional longevity be predicted?"


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May 31, 2010 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Income and the Utilization of Long-Term Care Services: Evidence from the Social Security Benefits Notch
David Grabowski Associate Professor of Health Care Policy - Department of Health Care Policy, Harvard Medical School
Location: Colonial Penn Center Auditorium
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September 7, 2010 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Demography and Sociology Graduate Group Orientation
Location: McNeil Atrium
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September 9, 2010 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Equilibrium Search and Tax Credit Reform
Andrew Shephard - University College London and Institute for Fiscal Studies
Empirical Micro Workshop | Location: 309 McNeil
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September 10, 2010 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Daniel Gottlieb Assistant Professor of Insurance and Risk Management - The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Economic Theory Workshop | Location: 309 McNeil
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September 13, 2010 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Getting Acquainted
PSC Fall 2010 Colloquium Series | Location: 103 McNeil
Description:

Please join us for pizza, soda and a casual getting-to-know-you session. We will be meeting our newest cohort of students and the faculty and staff of the PSC will be introducing themselves.

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