Population Science News

Weekly News – October 22, 2018

EVENTS
No Demography 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

Friday, October 26 | 12-1 p.m. “Asylum Policies and Labour Market Integration of Refugees” Luigi Minale, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 648 Evans Hall.

Friday October 26, 2018, 2:00-3:30 PM “A Fair Shot- Discussion of Life & Career Lessons, Incorporating Public Health and Leadership Principles” Dr. Michael Lu, MD, MS, MPH, Former Director of the Maternal and Child Health Bureau for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  Berkeley Way West Colloquium Room 1103. Registration required

Population Science News

Weekly News – October 15, 2018

EVENTS
Wednesday, October 17. 12-1:15 PM.” “Immigrants live longer, but why also do their children? New results from the CenSoc project” Josh Goldstein. 2232 Piedmont Ave.  Cookies and refreshments 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

Monday, October 15 | 2-3:30 p.m. “Can you move to opportunity? Evidence from the Great Migration” Ellora Derenoncourt, Harvard University | 597 Evans Hall

Monday October 15 | 12-1:30 p.m. “School-Based Interventions to Improve Developmental Trajectories in Very Young Adolescents” Erin Murphy Graham, Graduate School of Education; Megan Cherewick, Institute of Human Development; Lucia Magis Weinberg, Institute of Human Development | 1102 Berkeley Way West

Tuesday October 16, 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm. “Impacts of Minimum Wages on Single Mothers” Anna Godøy, Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics. IRLE.  2521 Channing Way.

Wednesday, October 17 I 12:00-1:30pm. “Mobility, Expulsion and Claims to Home: Migrant Organizing in an Era of Deportation and Dispossession” Monisha Das Gupta, Professor of Ethnic Studies and Women’s Studies, University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. 

Wednesday, October 17 | 11 a.m.-2 p.m. |What is in a Category? Telling Political Refugees and Economic Migrants Apart.” Jutta Allmendinger, WZB Berlin Social Science Center; David Miliband, International Rescue Committee. | Alumni House, Toll Room.

Thursday, October 18 | 12:10-1:30 p.m. “Mental Health Reform: Lessons from the Israeli Experience” Dr. Uri Aviram, U. of Tel Aviv. Haviland Hall, Commons/116

Friday October 19 | 12-1 p.m. Labor market changes and earnings dynamics in Germany: 1960 -2015“Matthias Giesecke, RWI & IZA | 648 Evans Hall. 

Population Science News

Weekly News — December 10, 2018

EVENTS  2018 BITSS Annual Meeting on December 10 at the Brower Center (Tamalpais room) in Berkeley, CA. An initiative of the Center for Effective Global Action (CEGA), BITSS works to strengthen the transparency, reproducibility, and credibility of social science research and evidence used for policy-making. Free to attend and open to the public, the Annual Meeting provides a forum for openly discussing […]

Population Science News

Weekly News — October 8, 2018

EVENTS
Wednesday, October 10. 12-1:15 PM. Sarah Reynolds (UC Berkeley, School of Public Health) will present “Household Composition and Child Outcomes in Peru: A Longitudinal Study” 2232 Piedmont Ave.  Cookies and refreshments 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

Wednesday, October 10 | 12-1 p.m. “Household Composition and Child Outcomes in Peru: A Longitudinal Study” with Sarah Reynolds, School of Public Health, 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room

Monday, October 8, 2-3:30 PM. “That Ain’t Right. Toxic Entanglements, Urban Austerity and Environmental Racism in Flint and Detroit” with Michael Mascarenhas, ESPM.

Tuesday, October 9, 4-5:10 PM.  “Letters of recommendation in Berkeley undergraduate admissions: Program evaluation and natural language processing” with Jesse Rothstein. Berkeley Distinguished Lectures in Data Science. 190 Doe Library.

October 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm. Bixby Center event: “An Analysis: The Implementation of Youth Centers In Musanze, Rwanda” with Kalee Singh Kalee. 440 University Hall

Population Science News

Weekly News – December 3, 2018

EVENTS 
Wednesday, December 5, 12-1:15 PM.  Irene Bloemraad, “The Limits of Rights: Claims-Making on Behalf of Immigrants.” Demography Seminar room, 2232 Piedmont Ave.  Cookies and refreshments 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

Monday, December 3 | 2-3:30 p.m. “The Use and Misuse of Income Data and the Rarity of Extreme Poverty in the United States” Bruce D. Meyer, University of Chicago. | 648 Evans Hall

Tuesday, December 4, I 5:30-7:00pm. “Health Care Under the Knife: Moving Beyond Capitalism for Our Health” with Howard Waitzkin, Distinguished Professor of Sociology, University of New Mexico. Gifford Room, 221 Kroeber Hall

Population Science News

Weekly News – October 2, 2018

EVENTS

Monday October 1 | 2-3:30 p.m. Economic History: Do Black Politicians Matter?’ Trevon Logan, Ohio State U. 597 Evans Hall

Tue Oct 2, 2018 12:40pm – 2pm “Status Report on Corporate Efforts to Promote a Culture of Health.” With Sara Singer, Stanford University. Berkeley Way West, room 1205.

Tuesday October 2 | 4:10-5 p.m. “The challenge of big data and data science for the social sciences” Henry Brady, Dean, Goldman School of Public Policy. 190 Doe Library

Tuesday October 2 | 5-6:30 p.m. “Environmental Change and Migration in Historical Perspective” Uwe Lübken, LMU Munich. 201 Moses Hall

NIA seeks Health Scientist Administrator for Alzheimer’s research portfolio

The National Institute on Aging, Division of Behavioral and Social Research, seeks a Health Scientist Administrator to manage and develop a portfolio of innovative grant-supported research and research training and identify scientific opportunities to generate new knowledge supporting the NIA mission, related to the National Alzheimer’s Plan of Action (https://aspe.hhs.gov/national-plan-address-alzheimer%e2%80%99s-disease-2015-update).  NIA/BSR supports social, behavioral, and […]

Population Science News

Weekly News — September 24, 2018

EVENTS

Wednesday, September 26, 12-1:10 PM.  Kevin Thomas (Penn State University) will present, “Foreign Student Emigration to the United States: Pathways of Entry, Demographic Antecedents, and Origin-Country Contexts.” 2232 Piedmont Ave.  Cookies and refreshments 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

Monday, September 24, 2-3:30 PM. “Logics in Conflict? Contradictions in Campus Sexual Misconduct Adjudication” with Elizabeth Armstrong, University of Michigan. Barrows 402.

September 25: “Putting AI to Work: Technology and Policy for Enabling the Workforce of the Future” http://puttingaitowork.eventbrite.com.

September 25, 2018, 12:30 – 1:30 p.m., “Pre-Results Review at the Journal of Development Economics” and “Long-term impacts of hosting refugees on second generation health outcomes: Evidence from Tanzania and Uganda” with Aleksandar Bogdanoski and Soazic Elise Wang Sonne, CEGA. Evans 648.

Population Science News

Weekly News – September 17, 2018

EVENTS

No Brownbag this week, but if you missed previous talks, you can view many of them at: http://www.vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience
For the fall 2018 brown bag schedule: https://events.berkeley.edu/index.php/calendar/sn/popsci.html

Tuesday, September 18, 4:10–5:00 PM. Dan Kammen “Data and sustainability science and practice”. (Arrive at 3:30pm for light refreshments and discussion prior to the formal presentation.). 190 Doe Library.

September 18 | 5-6:30 p.m. “Together But Apart: Care Work in Filipino Transnational Families in the Digital Age” Valerie Francisco-Menchavez, Assistant Professor of Sociology, San Francisco State University. 180 Doe Library | Note change in time.

Sept. 18 @ 12:00 PM – 1:30 PM . Seeing Beyond the Trees: Using machine learning to estimate the impact of minimum wages on affected individuals” Doruk Cengiz, University of Massachusetts. IRLE Director’s Room, 2521 Channing Way

September 20 | 12-1:30 p.m. Oliver E. Williamson Seminar: The Effect of Political Power on Labor Market Inequality: Evidence from the 1965 Voting Rights Act” with Abhay Aneja, UC Berkeley. C330 Haas School of Business

Population Science News

Weekly News – September 10, 2018

EVENTS

Wednesday, Sept 12, 12-1:10 PM. “Unstable and Unpredictable Work Schedules in Retail: Effects on Wellbeing and What to Do About It.” with Danny Schneider.  2232 Piedmont Ave.  Cookies and refreshments 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.

Monday, Sept 10, 2-3:30 PM.  Working for Respect: Community and Conflict at Walmart, Adam Reich.  402 Barrows Hall.

Wednesday, September 12 | 4-5:30 p.m. “The Effect of Age at Migration on Poverty among Immigrants: Differences by Country of Origin” Alisa C. Lewin, University of Haifa, Israel Institute Visiting Faculty, Stanford University Visiting Associate Professor. | 2538 Channing (Inst. for the Study of Societal Issues), Wildavsky Conference Room