Fall 2011 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. Population Studies Center events may be photographed and/or video recorded for educational and promotional use.

September 2011

September 12, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Education will be at the heart of 21st century demography
Wolfgang Lutz Founding Director, Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital, and Professor of Applied Statistics at Vienna University
103 McNeil
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September 19, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Making Schools Work: New Evidence on Accountability Reforms
Harry Patrinos Lead Education Economist, Education, Human Development Network
103 McNeil
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September 26, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Population Aging and Intergenerational Transfers, A Global Perspective
Ronald Lee CEDA Chair - University of California, Berkeley
103 McNeil
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October 2011

October 3, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
(Re)emergence of of Late Marriage in China
Yong Cai Assistant Professor of Sociology - University of North Carolina
103 McNeil
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October 10, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Penn Fall Break (no colloquium)
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October 17, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Financial Literacy around the World
Anna Maria Lusardi Professor of Financial Literacy - Dartmouth University
103 McNeil
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October 24, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Eduardo Fernandez-Duque Assistant Professor of Anthropology - University of Pennsylvania
103 McNeil
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October 31, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Determinants and Consequences of Hukou (Registration Status) Mobility in China
Donald Treiman Distinguished Professor Emeritus
103 McNeil
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November 2011

November 7, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
**CANCELED** From Racial Democracy to Affirmative Action: Race and Educational Inequality in Brazil
Leticia Marteleto Assistant Professor of Sociology - University of Texas at Austin
103 McNeil
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November 14, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Panel Conditioning Effects in Panel Surveys: Experimental Evidence
Florencia Torche Associate Professor of Sociology - NYU
Co-Sponsored with Latin American & Latino Studies Program
103 McNeil
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November 21, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Undiagnosed Chronic Disease: Evidence from Mexico
Susan Parker Associate Professor - Centro de Investigacion y Docencia Economicas
103 McNeil
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November 28, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Kindness of Strangers: Adopted in China
Lena Edlund Associate Professor of Economics - Columbia University
103 McNeil
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December 2011

December 5, 2011 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm
The Science and Impact of the NIH’s Patient Reported Outcome Measurement Information System (PROMIS®)
Christopher B Forrest, MD, PhD Professor of Pediatrics at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia - CHOP
103 McNeil
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