Population Science News

Weekly News — December 9, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday, December 9, 12-1:10 PM.  “Public Income Support and Health at Older Ages” with Emma Aguila, Professor, Sol Price School of Public Policy, University of Southern California. Demography Seminar Room, 2232 Piedmont Avenue.
View past talks on our Population Sciences channel. The Brown Bag talks have been organized into playlists: http://bit.ly/2kZvaME.

Wednesday, December 11, 5-7:30 PM.  David Brower Center. John Weeks presents “The Future is a Foreign Country; We’ll Do Things Differently There” (Emeritus Geography and Director of the International Population Center, San Diego State U) and is joined by Hector Tomas “And Here We Stayed, And Here We Are: The Permanence of Latino Immigrant Emotionality in the U.S. Experience (UC Irvine, Journalism), with moderation by Irene Bloemraad (UC Berkeley, Sociology) and comments from Alex Aleinikoff University Professor, The New School Director, Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility and Andrea Westermann, Research Fellow and Head of Office, Pacific Regional Office of the German Historical Institute.

Wednesday, Dec. 11, 9:30-5 pm. Panel Discussion on Journal Reproducibility Policies and Practices. BA BITSS event.  BIDS office space at Doe Library, UC Berkeley.

Thursday, Dec. 12, 9:30-5 pm. Workshop: Unlocking the File Drawer. Sponsored by The Berkeley Initiative for Transparency in the Social Sciences (BITSS) and the Stanford Immigration Policy Lab (IPL)  Find the agenda hereFollow the event live online at this link. Those interested in attending can contact Katie Hoeberling at khoeberling@berkeley.edu.

Population Science News

Weekly News — December 2, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday December 4, 12-1 p.m. “Do Conditional Cash Transfers Improve Economic Outcomes in the Next Generation? Evidence from Mexico” Susan Parker, Professor of Public Policy, University of Maryland School of Public Policy. Demography Seminar Room, 2232 Piedmont Avenue.
View past talks on our Population Sciences channel. The Brown Bag talks have been organized into playlists: http://bit.ly/2kZvaME.

Wednesday, December 4, 5-6:30 p.m. Teaching, Learning and Creating Change with Data: The Census and American Cultures. A Panel Discussion with Professors Victoria Robinson, Irene Bloemraad and Joanna Reed, who will discuss how their American Cultures/Sociology courses use census data, combined with original data, to better understand the needs of Bay Area communities. Students will be sharing their findings, and curator-led tours of the Power and the People exhibit will be offered. Doe Library, Morrison Room. Refreshments will be served.

Thursday, December 6 | 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Responding to Challenging Times: Immigrant Well-being and Access to Services. Irene Bloemraad. | 109 Moses Hall.

Population Science News

Weekly News — November 19, 2019

EVENTS

Wednesday, November 20, 12:10-1:10 PM. David Rehkopf (Stanford University Department of Medicine) will present, “The long-term impacts of large-scale public works spending on population health.” Demography Seminar Room, 2232 Piedmont Avenue.
View past talks on our Population Sciences channel. The Brown Bag talks have been organized into playlists: http://bit.ly/2kZvaME.

Monday, November 18, 12:10–1:30pm. “Manipulation-Proof Machine Learning: An Experiment with Digital Credit in Kenya” With Josh Blumenstock, Assistant Professor (UC Berkeley, School of Information). Goldman School of Public Policy

Wednesday November 20 4:00–5:30pm. “The Trouble with Inequality” with Jeff Manza, New York University. 127 Dwinelle Hall.

Friday, November 22 1-2:30 PM. “Migration, Specialization, and Trade: Evidence from Brazil’s March to the West” (with Heitor Pellegrina). 150 University Hall.

Population Science News

Weekly News — November 11, 2019

EVENTS
No Demography Brown Bag this week.
View past talks on our Population Sciences channel. The Brown Bag talks have been organized into playlists: http://bit.ly/2kZvaME.

November 14, 2019, 2 – 3:30 p.m. “Long Run Effects of Incentivizing Work Post-Birth” Na’ama Shenhav, Dartmouth College. Evans Hall, room 648.

BIMI will be hosting a public research symposium on December 6,  regarding the release of three new research projects on immigrant services, focusing on the upcoming public charge rule changes, local Bay Area barriers, and a spatial mismatch between where services are provided and where they are most needed. The event will also feature discussion with policymakers, service organizations, and other stakeholders. There’s more information and a link to register in the attached flyer, and on the event website. If you’re interested please spread the word! Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you have any questions (cplant@berkeley.edu).

SAVE THE DATE
Monday, November 18, 12:10pm–1:30pm. “Manipulation-Proof Machine Learning: An Experiment with Digital Credit in Kenya” With Josh Blumenstock, Assistant Professor (UC Berkeley, School of Information).  Goldman School of Public Policy

Wednesday November 20 4:00pm–5:30pm. “The Trouble with Inequality” with Jeff Manza, New York University. 127 Dwinelle Hall.

Population Science News

Weekly News — November 4, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday, November 6 | 12-1 p.m Demography Brown Bag: “Inequality and Health across the Life Course: Gradual Change or Punctuated Equilibrium” with Michal Engelman, Wisconsin. | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room. Refreshments and cookies served.

View past talks on our Population Sciences channel. The Brown Bag talks have been organized into playlists: http://bit.ly/2kZvaME.

Tuesday, November 4 | 4-5:30 p.m. “Winners and Losers?: The Effect of Gaining and Losing Access to Selective Colleges on Education and Labor Market Outcomes” with Jesse Rothstein. Berkeley Way West, Room 1102

Tuesday, November 5, 11:30-1:00 PM. Jack Colford. “WASH Benefits: Large-scale RCTs to evaluate the health impacts of water, sanitation, hygiene, and nutrition interventions for young children in Bangladesh and Kenya” 5101 Berkeley Way West.

Population Science News

Weekly News — October 28, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday, October 30 | 12-1 p.m Demography Brown Bag: “Economics of Fertility: Evidence from the Minimum Wage” Anna Godøy. | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room. Refreshments and cookies served.

View past talks on our Population Sciences channel. The Brown Bag talks have been organized into playlists: http://bit.ly/2kZvaME.

Monday, Oct 28, 12:10pm –1:30pm Policy Research Seminar: Assessing Criminal Record Clearance Reforms: Population Effects and Racial Disparities. With Amy Lerman, Professor (UC Berkeley, Goldman School) and Alyssa Mooney, Postdoc (UC Berkeley, California Policy Lab and Goldman School). Goldman School of Public Policy.

Monday October 28 | 2-3:30 p.m. “Confederate Streets and Black-White Labor Market Differentials” with Jhacova Williams, Clemson University. 597 Evans Hall

Monday October 28 | 4-5:30 p.m. “Measuring the Impact of Dual Enrollment on Postsecondary Outcomes in NYC Public Schools” Tolani Britton.  Berkeley Way West, Room 1102

Monday, October 28 | 4-5:30 p.m. The Language of Incorporation: The Chinese Migrants in Central-Eastern Europe. Amy H. Liu, Associate Professor, Department of Government, UT Austin | 270 Stephens Hall

Population Science News

Weekly News — October 21, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday, October 23 | 12-1 p.m Demography Brown Bag: “The Long-Term Consequences of Solitary Confinement” Christopher Wildeman, Professor of Policy Analysis and Management and Sociology, Cornell University. | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room. Refreshments and cookies served.

View past talks on our Population Sciences channel. The Brown Bag talks have been organized into playlists: http://bit.ly/2kZvaME.

Monday, October 21 | 4-5:30 p.m. “Children of the Dream: Why School Integration Works” with Rucker Johnson. | Berkeley Way West, Room 1102 Berkeley Way West.

Wednesday, October 23 | 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Live Stream: Colloquium on Population Health and Health Equity: Immigrant Health. | 5310 Berkeley Way West. Anyone is welcome to stop by the conference room to watch any of the speakers. Full agenda available bCal.

Wednesday, October 23 | 12:10-1:15 p.m. Does Intra-household Contagion Cause an Increase in Prescription Opioid Use? Mathijs de Vaan, Assistant Professor, Haas. | 1104 Berkeley Way West

Population Science News

Weekly News — October 13, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday, October 16 | 12-1 p.m. Demography Brown Bag: “600 Million and Counting: How Demographers Missed the Astonishing Population Reduction Caused by China’s Birth Planning Program” with Daniel Goodkind. A link to his Demography article, and responses to the article, can be found here: https://rd-springer-com.libproxy.berkeley.edu/article/10.1007/s13524-017-0595-x. | 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room. Refreshments and cookies served.

View past talks on our Population Sciences channel. The Brown Bag talks have been organized into playlists: http://bit.ly/2kZvaME.

Monday, October 14, 2019 • 12:10pm–1:30pm. “Administrative Burden: Policymaking By Any Other Means” With Pamela Herd, Professor (Georgetown, McCourt School). Goldman School of Public Policy, 2607 Hearst Avenue.

Population Science News

Weekly News — October 8, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday, October 9 | 12-1 p.m. Demography Brown Bag: Margot Jackson (Sociology, Brown University) will present, “Public Investments and Class Gaps in Parents’ Educational Expenditures.”| 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room. Refreshments and cookies served.

NEW!! We migrated our videos to a Population Sciences channel–they are easier to organize and find there and will get much more traffic than on Vimeo. The Brown Bag talks have been organized into playlists: http://bit.ly/2kZvaME.

Population Science News

Weekly News — September 30, 2019

EVENTS
Wednesday, October 2 | 12-1 p.m. Demography Brown Bag: Jeronimo Muñiz (Sociology, University of British Columbia) will present, “Racial Fluidity and its Impact on Income Inequality over Time.”| 2232 Piedmont, Seminar Room. Refreshments and cookies served.

NEW!! We migrated our videos to a Population Sciences channel–they are easier to organize and find there and will get much more traffic than on Vimeo. The Brown Bag talks have been organized into playlists: http://bit.ly/2kZvaME.

Wednesday, October 2, 12-2 PM. Bixby Center event. “What do Climate Change, Girls’ Education have to do with Food Security in the Sahel?” Berkeley Way West 5101.