Spring 2017 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.

January 2017

January 23, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Spatial Mismatch: What Determines Job Access among U.S. Ethnoracial Groups?
Janeria Easley Postdoctoral Fellow - University of Pennsylvania
McNeil 103
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January 30, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Household Recombination, Retrospective Evaluation, and Educational Mobility over 40 Years
Andrew Foster Professor of Economics - Brown University
McNeil 103
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February 2017

February 6, 2017
Age of the parents and health of the children
Mikko Myrskyla Professor - : Executive Director of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) and Professor of Social Statistics at the University of Helsinki
McNeil 103
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February 13, 2017 - 12:00pm
Experimental Impacts of the ‘Quality Preschool for Ghana’ Intervention on Teacher Professional Well-Being, Classroom Quality and Children’s School Readiness: Evidence for System-level Reform
Sharon Wolf Assistant Professor - University of Pennsylvania, Graduate School of Education
McNeil 103
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February 20, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Comparative Politics of Health Equity
Julia Lynch Associate Professor - University of Pennsylvania, Political Science Department
McNeil 103
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February 27, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Natural Disasters and Demographic Change in the US: The Case of Tropical Storms, 1970-2014
Sara Curran Professor - University of Washington
McNeil 103
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March 2017

March 13, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Understanding the Effects of Early Algebra: A Regression Discontinuity Approach
Andrew Penner Associate Professor - University of California, Berkeley
McNeil 103
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March 20, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Intersectionality and Motherhood: Racial and Ethnic Variation in Women's Employment over the Life Course
Sandra Florian Postdoctoral Fellow - University of Pennsylvania, Sociology Department
McNeil 103
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March 27, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Long-Acting Contraception in the United States: A Comparative Perspective
Mieke Eeckhaut Assistant Professor - University of Delaware, Sociology & Criminal Justice
McNeil 103
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April 2017

April 3, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Happiness Gap in an Era of Growing Income Inequality: 1972-2014.
John Iceland Professor of Sociology and Demography - Penn State University
McNeil 103
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April 10, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Death by a Thousand Cuts: The Health Implications of Black Respectability Politics
Hedwig (Hedy) Lee Associate Professor - University of Washington
McNeil 103
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April 24, 2017 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
African Migration in Europe: Living between Here and There
Cris Beauchemin Researcher - Institut National d'Etudes Démographiques (INED)
McNeil 103
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