Fall 2014 Colloquium

The colloquium of the Population Studies Center of the University of Pennsylvania meets most Mondays from 12:00pm (noon) until 1:00pm in Room 103 in the McNeil Building (3718 Locust Walk) during the academic year. Sessions start and end promptly. Attendees are invited to bring and eat their lunch. There is also the possibility of having lunch with our colloquium speakers; please contact Dawn Ryan at psc_staffcolloquium@mailman.ssc.upenn.edu if you are interested in joining the speaker for lunch. If you are interested in speaking at one of our colloquium sessions, please contact Herbert L. Smith at hsmith@pop.upenn.edu.

September 2014

September 8, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Child height after a natural disaster
Duncan Thomas Professor - Duke University, Department of Economics
McNeil Room 103
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September 15, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
A Helping Hand? Teacher Quality and Learning Outcomes in Kindergarten
Norbert Rudiger Schady Principal Economic Advisor - Inter-American Development Bank
McNeil Room 103
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September 22, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Is Love (Color) Blind? The Economy of Race among White Gay & Straight Daters
Jennifer Lundquist Associate Professor - University of Massachusetts, Department of Sociology
McNeil Room 103
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September 29, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Performance Pay and Information: Reducing Undernutrition in India
Prakarsh Singh Assistant Professor of Economics - Amherst College, Economics Department
McNeil Room 103
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October 2014

October 6, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Selective Migration and the Health of Black Immigrants
Tod G. Hamilton Assistant Professor - Princeton University, Sociology Department
McNeil Room 103
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October 13, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Thirty-Five Years Later: Evaluating Effects of a Quasi-Random Child Health and Family Planning Program in Bangladesh
Jane Menken Professor - University of Colorado at Boulder
McNeil Room 103
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October 20, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Trajectories of Unintended Fertility
Philip Morgan Professor - The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
McNeil Room 103
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October 27, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Is Obesity in the Eye of the Beholder? BMI and Socioeconomic Outcomes Across Cohorts
Vida Maralani Assistant Professor - Yale University, Department of Sociology
McNeil Room 103
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November 2014

November 3, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The work of the United Nations Population Division: Past, present and future
John R. Wilmoth Director, Population Division, United Nations - Professor, University of California, Berkeley, Department of Demography
McNeil Room 103
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November 10, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Why is the American South Poorer? A Multi-Level Analysis
Regina S. Baker Doctoral Candidate - Duke University, Department of Sociology
PSC Fall 2014 Colloquium Series
McNeil Room 103
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November 17, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Working Well: Occupations and Differential Trajectories of Health in Later Life
Michal Engelman Assistant Professor of Sociology - University of Wisconsin-Madison
McNeil Room 103
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November 24, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Aging in the Context of Cohort Evolution and Mortality Selection
Hui Zheng Assistant Professor - The Ohio State University
McNeil Room 103
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December 2014

December 1, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Establishing the impact of antiretroviral treatment on health and economic outcomes
Till Bärnighausen Associate Professor - Harvard School of Public Health, Department of Global Health & Population
McNeil Room 103
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December 8, 2014 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Title TBA
Kathleen Cagney Associate Professor, Sociology and Health Studies - The University of Chicago, Department of Sociology
McNeil Room 103
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