Weekly News, November 7, 2022

The National Transfer Accounts (NTA) research network invites all those interested in population and economics to its 14th global workshop, with the theme of “Building Sustainable Generational Economies.” The conference will be held at the University of Paris – Dauphine, February 14-17, 2023. Short abstracts are due by November 30. More details are available in the […]

Weekly News, October 31, 2022

Please join us this Wednesday, November 2, for our next Brown Bag of the semester, as we host Mark Borgschulte. Dr. Borgschulte is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and a UC Berkeley alum. His talk, “Immigration and Inequality in the Next Generation,” will be in-person […]

Weekly News, October 24, 2022

Join us this Wednesday, October 26th, for our next Brown Bag Lunch of the semester with Sanyu Mojola. Dr. Mojola, a Professor in Sociology and Public Affairs at Princeton University, will present, “HIV after 40 in Rural South Africa: Aging in the Context of an HIV Epidemic.” Her talk is from 12pm-1pm. We will gather […]

Weekly News, October 17, 2022

A big win for demography! Historical demographer Steven Ruggles is named a 2022 MacArthur Fellow. Ruggles and his team have built the world’s largest publicly available database of population statistics (IPUMS), setting new standards in quantitative historical research. Watch a brief video of this effort to democratize access to these data, and their value, here. […]

Weekly News, October 3, 2022

We are happy to have Runjiu Lui with us this Wednesday, October 5th, from 12pm-1pm, for our next Brown Bag Lunch of the semester. Runjiu, a 5th year PhD student in Economics here at UC Berkeley, will present her research on “Education, Son Preferences, and Missing Women.” Join us in the Seminar Room (310) in […]

Weekly News, September 26, 2022

Join us this Wednesday, September 28th, from 12pm-1pm, for our next Brown Bag Lunch of the semester, with Dr. Andrew Stokes. Dr. Stokes, an Assistant Professor in Global Health and Sociology at Boston University, will present his research on “Geographic and Temporal Patterns in COVID-19 and Excess Mortality in the United States.” We are delighted […]

Weekly News, September 19, 2022

Research on the effects of policy changes (example, the Affordable Care Act) and emerging and evolving public health crises (past and current examples include the Zika Virus, the COVID-19 pandemic, Hurricane Katrina) are now high priority research areas at NICHD. Read about it in the Notice of Special Interest (NOSI): Research on the Impact of […]

Weekly News September 12, 2022

First, we are thrilled to announce an outstanding achievement from Piedad Urdinola, a 2004 PhD graduate in Demography here at UC Berkeley. Dr. Urdinola has been appointed head of DANE, the Census Bureau in Colombia. Read more about Dr. Urdinola and her appointment here.  Second, if you have student debt, you may receive up to […]

Weekly News September 6, 2022

This Wednesday, September 7th, we are very excited to host Kristen Harknett for our next Brown Bag Lunch of the semester. Dr. Harkett, a Professor in the Department of Social Behavioral Sciences at the University of California, San Francisco, will present her work on “The Shift Project: Harnessing Social Media to Monitor Low-Wage Work, Worker […]

Weekly News August 29, 2022

Please join us this Wednesday, August 31st, from 12pm-1pm, for our very first Brown Bag Colloquium of the semester, with Noli Brazil, Assistant Professor in the Department of Human Ecology at the University of California, Davis. Dr. Brazil will present his research entitled, “A Demographic Bridge to Diversity? Segregation and Diversity of Millennial Young Adult […]