Spring 2013 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 2013

January 14, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Market for High-Quality Medicine
Daniel Bennett Assistant Professor, Harris School of Public Policy Studies - University of Chicago
103 McNeil
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January 28, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Latino Remarriage Conundrum: explaining the divergence in Latino and white martial transitions at remarriage
Catherine McNamee Postdoctoral Fellow in the Family Demography and Individual Development Training Program, Population Research Institute - The Pennsylvania State University
Population Aging Research Center
103 McNeil
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February 2013

February 4, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cambio tecnológido dirigido, gasto sanitario y esperanza de vida: un modelo de equilibrio dinámico - en Español
Jesús Fernández-Villaverde Professor of Economics - University of Pennsylvania
Dirk Krueger Professor of Economics - University of Pennsylvania
Latin American and Latino Studies Program
103 McNeil
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February 11, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Does Mandatory Diversion to Drug Treatment Eliminate Racial Disparities in the Incarceration of Drug Offenders? An Examination of California's Proposition 36
John MacDonald Associate Professor of Criminology, Chair, Department of Criminology, Director, Jerry Lee Center of Criminology - University of Pennsylvania
103 McNeil
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February 18, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Migration Selection, Protection, and Acculturation in Health: A Binational Perspective on Older Adults
Fernando Riosmena Assistant Professor of Geography, Population Program, Institute of Behavioral Science - University of Colorado at Boulder
Latin American and Latino Studies Program
103 McNeil
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February 25, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Cumulative Risks of Foster Care Placement for American Children, 2000-2009
Christopher Wildeman Assistant Professor of Sociology, Faculty Fellow at the Center for Research on Inequalities and the Life Course (CIQLE), Resident Fellow at the Institution for Social and Policy Studies (ISPS) - Yale University
103 McNeil
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March 2013

March 11, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
standard frailty, barker effects and the path of longevity in latin america and the caribbean
Alberto Palloni Samuel H. Preston Professor of Population Studies, Department of Sociology - University of Wisconsin, Madison
Population Aging Research Center
103 McNeil
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March 18, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Parasites, infection and the human life course
Michael Gurven Professor of Anthropology, Director, Evolutionary Anthropology and Biodemography Research Group - University of California, Santa Barbara
Population Aging Research Center
103 McNeil
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March 25, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Interweaving of Socioeconomic Status, Social Processes, and Personality Development across Time and Generations
Rand Conger Distinguished Professor of Psychology, Human Development and Family Studies The Family Research Group - University of California, Davis
103 McNeil
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April 2013

April 1, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Living with Kin among Hadza Hunter-Gatherers: Possibilities, Preferences, and Practices
Brian Wood Assistant Professor of Anthropology - Yale University
Population Aging Research Center
103 McNeil
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April 8, 2013 - 12:00pm - 2:30pm
Student PAA Practice Talks Various Presentations
103 McNeil

7 Students will be presenting.  Each student will be allocated 15 minutes for the presentation, and 5 minutes for comments. 

Helena Cruz Castanheira - Work & Family Conflict, Gender and Low Fertility in Brazil 2010      

Stephen Cranney - Does Having Children make a Woman Less Attractive?  The Relationship between Parenthood and Subjective Ratings of Attractiveness.  

Arun S. Hendi - Global institutional Networks and Contemporary Fertility Transitions    

Bochen Cao - The Demographic Determinants of Conflict  

Ameed Saabneh - The Impact of maternal Employment on Child Survival - The Case of India  

Theresa Fedor - HIV Knowledge:  An Age-Period-Cohort Analysis of Trends in Malawi from 1992 - 2010   

Jessica Y. Ho - Month of Birth, Environmental Exposures, and Adult Health In Six Developing   

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April 15, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
A flow measure of gender bias in mortality in developing countries
Stephan Klasen Professor of Economics, Head of Ibero-America Institute for Economic Research - University of Göttingen, Germany
103 McNeil
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April 22, 2013 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
"Does a Legal Ban on Sex-Selective Abortions Improve Child Sex Ratios? Evidence from a Policy Change in India,"
Anil B. Deolalikar Associate Dean, Professor of Economics, Co-Director, One Health Center of the UC Global Health Institute Director, Center for Sustainable Suburban Development - University of California, Riverside
Center for the Advanced Study of India
103 McNeil
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