Population Science News

Weekly News – March 6, 2017

EVENTS

No demography brown bag this week.   Monday, March 6, 12-2 p.m. “Migration, Commuting and Local Joblessness” with Alan Manning, LSE | IRLE, 2521 Channing Way.
Monday, March 6, 2017 • 12:00pm–1:30pm. “The Invisible Helping Hand: Neoliberalism, Public Choice Economics, and Prison Conditions” with Hadar Aviram, UC Hastings College of the Law. GSPP 105
Monday, March 6, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Doathon Kick-off. The Docathon is a week-long mini-sprint to improve the state of documentation in the open science community. It consists of a half day of tutorials and talks to help you start off on the right foot. BIDS, 190 Doe Library. Learn more and register here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/bids-docathon-kickoff-tickets-32302896834?aff=mcivte

Population Science News

Weekly News – February 27, 2017

EVENTS  

Wednesday, March 1, 12-1:10 PM. “Family Wealth as Intergenerational Insurance” with Fabian Pfeffer, University of Michigan. Refreshments and cookies served. 2232 Piedmont Ave.
Brown Bag talks are recorded and posted on the Berkeley Population Sciences vimeo channel, https://vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience
Monday February 27 | 2-3:30 p.m. “A Lesson from the Great Depression that the Fed Might Have Learned”with Michael Bordo, Rutgers University. 639 Evans Hall.

Population Science News

Weekly News — February 19, 2017

EVENTS

Wednesday, Feb 22, 12-1:10 PM. Jeremy Freese (Stanford University) will present, “The Problem of Causal Mutualisms, The Promise of Polygenic Scores, and the Pervasive Divergence of Human Lives.” Refreshments and cookies served. 2232 Piedmont Ave.

Brown Bag talks are recorded and posted on the Berkeley Population Sciences vimeo channel, https://vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience

Population Science News

Weekly News – February 13, 2017

EVENTS
Wednesday, Feb 15, 12-1:10 PM.  Elizabeth Root (Ohio State University), Local Context and the Effectiveness of Health Systems Decentralization in Rural Honduras: Evidence for Improved Child Health?” Refreshments and cookies served. 2232 Piedmont Ave.    Brown Bag talks are recorded and posted on the Berkeley Population Sciences vimeo channel, https://vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience. 

Population Science News

Weekly News – February 6, 2017

EVENTS
No Demography Brown Bag this week due to cancellation.  Brown Bag talks are recorded and posted on the Berkeley Population Sciences vimeo channel, https://vimeo.com/berkeleypopscience
Monday, Feb 6, 2-3:30 PM.  Using Text as Data Methods to Discover, Measure, and Explain” with Justin Grimmer, Stanford University. 402 Barrows Hall

Tuesday, Feb 7, 12:40-2 p.m. “ACA and its Replacement: Effects on the Nongroup Insurance Market and Exchanges” with Will Dow.  714C University Hal

Population Science News

Population and Incarceration: Video now available!

In case you missed the December conference on this topic, or would like to review some or all of the proceedings, the video recording of the event is now available on our Vimeo channel. To see it, go to https://vimeo.com/200166662.  No password is required.

Population Science News

Weekly News – January 17, 2017

SAVE THE DATE
The Fourth Annual Global Health Economics Colloquium: The Economics of Non-Communicable Diseases. Friday, February 10, 2017, 8:30 am–5:00 pm. Please join us for an exciting colloquium that brings together experts, policy makers, researchers, and trainees to discuss recent developments in the economics of NCDs and in cost-effectiveness analysis. Drawing upon NCD case studies from around the world, we will explore how high-quality economic evaluations can improve decision-making at regional and national levels. We will discuss new guidelines for cost-effectiveness analysis and the role of economics in reducing health inequality. UCSF Mission Bay, Genentech Hall.  Register at: https://ghecon2017.eventbrite.comSee this page for more information.  
 

Population Science News

Weekly News – December 22, 2016

EVENTS Friday, January 20, 11 AM – 12:30 PM.  Culpeper Seminar Series, “The Crooked Mile: Race, Psychology, and the Strange Career of the Menthol Cigarette” with Keith A. Wailoo, PhD, Townsend Martin Professor of History & Public Affairs, Princeton University. Laurel Heights in Conference Room 474.  A buffet lunch will be served following this seminar, so please […]

Berkeley Forum on Aging and the Global Economy

The Center on the Economics and Demography of Aging (CEDA) is launching a new intiative, The Berkeley Forum on Aging and the Global Economy (Berkeley-AGE), dedicated to translating demographic research into usable insights to help understand and navigate the challenges of a new era of population aging.  For more information about Berkeley-AGE, including notification of upcoming […]