Population Science News

Weekly News — February 18, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday February 20, 12-1:10 PM. Janet Currie (Economics, Princeton University) will present, “Life, Death, and Mental Health: How Access to Care Helps Children Succeed.” Demography Seminar Room, 2232 Piedmont Ave. Coffee and cookies served.
To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience
For the Spring 2019 brown bag schedule: https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/popsci.html

Tuesday, February 19th from 12-1:30 p.m. The Demography Department is co-hosting a brown bag presentation with the School of Public Health, the Berkeley Interdisciplinary Migration Initiative, and the Berkeley Center for Social Medicine. Maria-Elena Young, PhD (Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow University of California, Merced), will present, “Citizenship health inequalities across the US: State-level immigrant policies and health care access. Co-hosted by Demography, SPH and BIMI. Location: 1102 Berkeley Way West (2121 Berkeley Way). 

Population Science News

Weekly News — February 11, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday February 13, 12-1:10 PM. Jennifer Karas Montez (Sociology, Syracuse University) will present, “Have U.S. States Contributed to the Growing Inequalities in Life Expectancy?” Demography Seminar Room, 2232 Piedmont Ave. Coffee and cookies served.
To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience
For the Spring 2019 brown bag schedule: https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/popsci.html

Population Science News

Weekly News — January 28, 2019

EVENTS
January 30, 12-1:10 PM. Demography Brown Bag.  Ronald Lee (Demography, UC Berkeley) will present, “Production and Reproduction: Life History Strategies for Females in Humans and Other Species.”  Demography Seminar Room, 2232 Piedmont Ave.  Coffee and cookies served.

To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience
For the fall 2018 brown bag schedule: https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/popsci.html

Population Science News

Weekly News — January 21, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday January 23, 12-1 PM. “Decoding the Next Health Policy Agenda” with Drew Altman, PhD, founder of the Kaiser Family Foundation.  Byers Auditorium, UCSF Mission Bay Campus, 600 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158.

Tuesday, January 22, 12-1 PM. “Of Pathogens and Humans. A Cultural History of the Policies on Epidemics in the Nineteenth Century” Andrea Wiegeshoff, Marburg University (Germany). 201 Moses Hall.
 
Wednesday January 23 | 12-1 p.m. “Does a Eurocentric Theory of the Demographic Transition apply to Africa?” Malcolm Potts and Alisha Graves.  | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room.  

Friday, January 25, 12-1 PM. Labor Lunch Seminar: “Minimum wages and labor market outcomes of single mothers” with Anna Godøy, IRL. | 648 Evans Hall. 

Population Science News

Weekly News — January 14, 2019

EVENTS
January 18 | 3:10-4:30 p.m. Job Market Seminar: “Can You Move to Opportunity? Evidence from the Great Migration”, with Ellora DerenoncourtHarvard Economics.  | 648 Evans Hall

SAVE THE DATE

Wednesday January 23, 12-1 PM. “Decoding the Next Health Policy Agenda” with Drew Altman, PhD, founder of the Kaiser Family Foundation.  Byers Auditorium, UCSF Mission Bay Campus, 600 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158.

Wednesday January 23 | 12-1 p.m. “Does a Eurocentric Theory of the Demographic Transition apply to Africa?” Malcolm Potts and Alisha Graves.  | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room.  

Thursday January 24 | 5-7 p.m. “Reconstructing South Asian Population History using Genetic Data” Priya Moorjani, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular & Cell Biology. Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room).

Population Science News

Weekly News — January 7, 2019

Wednesday January 23, 12-1 PM. “Decoding the Next Health Policy Agenda” with Drew Altman, PhD, founder of the Kaiser Family Foundation.  Byers Auditorium, UCSF Mission Bay Campus, 600 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158.

Wednesday January 23 | 12-1 p.m. “Does a Eurocentric Theory of the Demographic Transition apply to Africa?” Malcolm Potts and Alisha Graves.  | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room.  

Thursday January 24 | 5-7 p.m. “Reconstructing South Asian Population History using Genetic Data” Priya Moorjani, Assistant Professor, Department of Molecular & Cell Biology. Stephens Hall, 10 (ISAS Conf. Room).

Population Science News

Weekly News – December 21, 2018

EVENTS  Not sure what to do next week with the relatives?  See a movie at BAM. SAVE THE DATE Wednesday January 23, 12-1 PM. “Decoding the Next Health Policy Agenda” with Drew Altman, PhD, founder of the Kaiser Family Foundation.  Byers Auditorium, UCSF Mission Bay Campus, 600 16th St, San Francisco, CA 94158. Wednesday, January 23, 12-1:10 […]

Population Science News

Weekly News — November 26, 2018

EVENTS 
No Brown Bag this week. 
To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience
For the fall 2018 brown bag schedule: https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/popsci.html

Tuesday, November 27, 2018 from 12:40-2 PM. Margaret Handley will deliver a talk entitled “What matters when exploring fidelity in interventions using health IT to reduce health disparities in language-diverse populations?” Berkeley Way West, Room 1205. 

November 29th, 2018: Mini-Conference on Inequality in Life and Death. A half-day mini-conference, exploring social, economic, and policy dimensions of Inequality in Life and Death, featuring a keynote by Peter Orszag, and presentations from UC Berkeley faculty in Economics, Demography and Public Policy. Co-sponsored by CEDA together with the Burch Center for Tax Policy and Public Finance, theInstitute for Research on Labor and Employment (IRLE), and the UC Berkeley Opportunity Lab (O-Lab). Registration is free. To learn more and register, visit https://inequality-policy.eventbrite.com
 

Population Science News

Weekly News – November 19, 2018

EVENTS (Note: these are subject to cancellation given the air quality issues)
No Brown Bag this week. 
To view past brown bag presentations: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience
For the fall 2018 brown bag schedule: https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/popsci.html

Monday, Nov 19 11:30-1:30 PM. Gun Violence in Schools: Multidisciplinary conversation on gun violence with leading professors, litigators and practitioners. Speakers: Professor Ron Avi Astor, USC; Alisa Crovetti, Graduate School of Education, UC Berkeley; Alla Lefkowitz, Every Town for Gun Safety; Emily Ozer, Professor, School of Public Health, UC Berkeley. Moderators: Dean Prudence Carter, Dean, Graduate School of Education, UC Berkeley; Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, Dean, Berkeley School of Law. | 1104 Berkeley Way West
 
Monday, Nov 19, 8 pm.  Mario Savio Free Speech Lecture, featuring Robert Reich, Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy and former US Secretary of Labor. His topic will be “Free Speech in Angry Times”, to be held in Pauley Ballroom in the ASUC Student Union. Admission is free, and seating is first-come, first-served. More information here.