Fall 2016 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 2016

September 12, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Evolution of African Migration to the US and Europe: Some Implications for Sending Areas
Ilka Vari-Lavoisier Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for the Advanced Study of India (CASI) - University of Pennsylvania
McNeil 103
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September 19, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Thinking About The Demographic and Economic Consequences of Precision Medicine For The Brain
Jason Karlawish Professor of Medicine - Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania
McNeil 103
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September 26, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Demographic Change and the Increasing Prevalence of Older Adults without Kin
Rachel Margolis Assistant Professor - University of Western Ontario, Department of Sociology
McNeil 103
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October 2016

October 3, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The long-term cognitive and socioeconomic consequences of birth spacing: w within-family sibling Comparison using Swedish register data
Kieron Barclay Research Officer - London School of Economics
McNeil 103
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October 10, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Meaningful Counterfactuals for Studies of Racial Disparities
Jay S. Kaufman Professor - McGill University, Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health
McNeil 103
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October 17, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
No Colloquium Scheduled
McNeil Room 103
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October 24, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Separate and Unequal: Race and the Mortgage Market Imprints of Breath
Abigail A. Sewell Assistant Professor
McNeil 103
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October 31, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Risk of Deportation and the Paradox of Structural Incorporation
Asad L. Asad Doctoral Student - Harvard University, Department of Sociology
McNeil 103
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November 2016

November 7, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Economy, the Family, and Working-Class Discontent
Andrew J. Cherlin Professor of Public Policy - Johns Hopkins Krieger School of Arts & Sciences
McNeil 103
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November 14, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Projecting the future of antisemitism in Europe: An exercise in applied political demography
Alexander Weinreb Associate Professor - The University of Texas at Austin, Sociology Department
McNeil 103
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November 18, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Childhood Family Structure and Intergenerational Income Mobility in the United States
Deirdre Bloome Assistant Professor - University of Michigan
McNeil 169
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November 21, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Family Structure, Parental Investments, and Intergenerational Educational Mobility
Nicole Kravitz-Wirtz Research Fellow - University of Michigan
McNeil 103
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November 28, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Race, Criminal Justice Contacts, and Health: Stress-Related Disparities in the Carceral State
Courtney Boen PhD Candidate - The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
McNeil 103
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December 2016

December 5, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The NCD epidemic in Africa - a metabolic legacy of early undernutrition?
Moffat Nyirenda Professor - University of Malawi, College of Medicine
McNeil 103
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December 12, 2016 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
My Tanner Lectures on Human Values Redux: The Ethics of Biosocial Science
Dorothy E. Roberts Professor of Law, Sociology and Civil Rights - University of Pennsylvania, Law School
McNeil 103
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