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Weekly News – February 13, 2017

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. 

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Weekly News – February 6, 2017

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

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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.

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Weekly News – January 17, 2017

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.  

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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 […]

CEDA: Call for Pilot Research Proposals

CEDA continues its long-standing NIA-funded pilot grant program to support promising new research​. Proposals are invited in areas of population studies encompassed by CEDA’s mission, including CEDA’s signature themes: Mortality and Health in Aging Populations Biodemography of Aging (including population-level epigenetics) Behavioral Economics applications to aging and health Macrodemographic consequences of global aging Note that in order to receive […]

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Weekly News – November 28, 2016

The mini-conference on Population and Incarceration will be held Monday, December 12, 12 noon to 5 pm, in the Seaborg room. You can register now using Eventbrite registration at this link: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/miniconference-population-and-incarceration-tickets-29261811867?aff=es2.  The event begins with a buffet lunch at noon. Attendance is limited so sign up now! The 2016 presidential election obviously provides much to ponder, and one […]