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CPC Seminars

CPC seminars including the Innovations in Population Science Series (IPS) co-sponsored by the Institute for the Social Sciences and Center for the Study of Inequality.

CPC partners with many others on campus to host population-related talks, including: Africana Studies and Research Center; American Studies Program; Bronfenbrenner Center for Translational Research (BCTR); City and Regional Planning (CRP); Cornell Institute Social and Economic Research (CISER); Cornell Jewish Studies Program; Cornell Program in Infrastructure Policy (CPIP); Department of Development Sociology (DSOC); Department of Economics; Industrial and Labor Relations (ILR); Institute on Health Economics, Health Behaviors and Disparities (HEHBAD); Labor Dynamics Institute (LDI); Labor Economics; Department of Policy Analysis and Management (PAM); Public Economics; Department of Sociology.

Spring 2019

Lonnie Berger (2/01, 12-1:15, Mann 102) – Can Improving Access to Economic Resources Prevent Child Maltreatment? Preliminary Results from a Randomized Experiment – IPS and co-sponsored by CPC, CSI, ISS

Mark Fossett and Amber Crowell (2/06, 1:15-2:45, Mann 102) – co-sponsored by PAM, CPC

Andrew Foster (2/08, 12-1:15, Mann 102) – co-sponsored by CPC, HEHBAD, Applied Economics and Management

Monica Alexander (3/01, 12-1:15, Mann 102) – Combining Facebook and traditional survey data to predict migrant stocks in the United States – IPS and co-sponsored by CPC, CSI, ISS

Marianne Wanamaker (3/6, 1:15, Mann 102) – PAM, CPC

Peter Enns (3/22, 12-1:15, Mann 102) – PAM, CPC

Lars Andersen (3/29, 12-1:15, Warren 401)

PAA 2019 (April 11 – 13, 2019 • Austin, Texas)

Matt Wiswall (4/22) – Labor, CPC, PAM

Deborah Carr (5/03, Mann 102) – IPS and co-sponsored by CPC, CSI, ISS

Fall 2018

Welcome Reception – co-sponsored by CPC, ISS, CSI and the Roper Center, Thursday, August 23, 2018 3:30-5pm, CHE Commons

Peter Blair (8/29, 1:15-2:45pm, Mann 102) – Job Market Signaling through Occupational Licensing. Co-sponsored by PAM, Labor, CPC

Hedwig Lee (9/7, 12-1:15pm, Mann 102) – Estimating the Risk of Police Involved Death by Race, Gender and Place. IPS and co-sponsored by CPC, ISS, CSI, HEHBAD, PAM

Bruce Western (9/17, 5:00pm, Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, Klarman Hall) – Homeward: Life in the Year After Prision. BCTR Event and co-sponsored by CPC, CSI, and ISS

Patrick Ishizuka (10/10, 11:30am-1:00pm, Warren 401) – The Motherhood Penalty in Context: Assessing Discrimination in a Polarized Labor Market.

Sue Dynarski (10/15, 11:40, Ives 115) – The Power of Commitment: Estimating the Effect of a Tuition-Free Promise on College Choices of High-Achieving, Low-Income Students. Co-sponsored by Labor, CPC, Public, PAM

Upstate Population Workshop (10/19, 9:00-4:00pm, A. D. White House)

BCTR Conference (10/25-26) – An Equal Start: Policy and Practice to Promote Equality of Opportunity for Children co-sponsored by CPC and CSI

Rhodes Annual Meeting and Conference (11/8-9, Statler) – Deep Wounds: Social Determinants of Health Inequalitiesco-sponsored by CPC and CSI

Paula Fomby (12/07, 12-1:15, Mann 102) – Family Systems and Parents’ Support for Education in Early Adulthood. IPS and co-sponsored by CPC, CSI, ISS, PAM



Welcome Reception (co-sponsored by CPC, CSI & ISS), Friday, September 1, 2017 3:30-5pm, CHE Commons

September 11, 2017, 10am-1pm, 125 Riley Robb Hall
Colin Cameron, Professor of Economics, University of California-Davis (Co-sponsored by Economics, PAM, and CPC)
Mini-course on Cluster-Robust Inference

September 13, 2017, 1:15-2:45pm, Mann 102
Eric Chyn, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Virginia (Co-sponsored by Labor Economics, PAM, and CPC)
Moved to Opportunity: The Effect of Public Housing Demolition on Labor Market Outcomes of Children

September 22, 2017, 12:00-1:15pm, 142 MVR Hall
Sasha Killewald, Professor of Sociology, Harvard University (IPS, co-sponsored by ISS and CSI)
Mother’s Employment Patterns and Consequences for Adolescent Outcomes

October 13, 2017, 12:00-1:15pm, 142 MVR Hall
Jenna Nobles, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison (IPS, co-sponsored by ISS, DSOC and CSI)
Characterizing Cohort Loss Before Birth

October 26, 2017, 12:30-2PM, MVR G87
Shoshana Grossbard, Professor of Economics, San Diego State University (Co-sponsored by CPC and CPIP)
Single Motherhood and the Abolition of Coverture in the United States

November 8, 2017, 1:15-2:45PM, MVR G87
Jonathan Vespa, U.S. Census Bureau (Co-sponsored by CISER, Labor Dynamics Institute)
Old Housing, New Needs: Are US Homes Ready for an Aging Population

November 17, 2017, 12:00-1:15pm, Mann Library Rm 102
Tyson Brown, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Duke Trinity College of Arts and Sciences
(IPS, co-sponsored by ISS, CSI, PAM and HEHBAD)
Life Course Lens on Health Inequality: The Intersection of Race, Nativity and Aging

January 26, 2018, 12:00-1:15pm, Mann Library Rm 102
Mary Pattillo, Professor of Sociology and African American Studies, Northwestern
(IPS, co-sponsored by ISS and CSI)
Statutory Inequality: The Logics of Monetary Sanctions in State Law

February 9, 2018, 12:00-1:30pm, G87 MVR
Ann Morning, Associate Professor of Sociology, New York University
(IPS, co-sponsored by ISS and CSI)
Far Back in the Family Tree: Multiraciality Across Generations

March 9, 2018, 12:00-1:15pm, Mann Library Rm 102
Peter Bearman, Professor of the Social Sciences, Columbia University
(IPS, co-sponsored by ISS and CSI)
The Neural Signatures of Social Life

March 9, 2018, 1:30-3:00pm, Warren Hall B 73
Lori Hunter, Professor of Sociology and Director of Population Program, Institute of Behavioral Science, University of Colorado Boulder
(Sponsored with Development Sociology)
Climate Change and Human Migration: Research Examples from Mexico

March 16, 2018, 12:00-1:15PM, G87 MVR
Jacob William Faber, Assistant Professor of Public Service, NYU|Wagner
(IPS, co-sponsored by ISS and CSI)
Redlined Yesterday and Redlined Today: the Home Owners Loan Corporation’s Long Shadow

March 30, 2018, 12:00-1:15, 142 MVR Hall
Nichole Szembrot, William Block, and Warren Brown, CISER
(Co-sponsored with CISER)
Opportunities for Research with Confidential Federal Statistical Data at the Cornell FSRDC

April 11, 2018, 4:30pm, Rhodes-Rawlings Auditorium, KG70 Klarman Hall
Mitchell Duneier, Princeton University
(Co-sponsored with Sociology, Africana Studies and Research, American Studies Program, CRP, Cornell Jewish Studies Program, and CSI)
GHETTO Invention of a Place, History of an Idea

April 13, 2018, 12:00-1:15pm, G87 MVR
Vesla Weaver, Bloomberg Distinguished Associate Professor of Political Science and Sociology, Johns Hopkins University
(IPS, co-sponsored by ISS and CSI)
Portals to Politics: Grassroots Narratives of Policing in the “Low End”, Downtown Baltimore, South L.A., and the 53206

April 20, 2018, 12:00-1:15pm, G87 MVR
Leah Platt Boustan, Professor of Economics, Princeton University
(IPS, co-sponsored by ISS, PAM, Labor Economics, and CSI)
A Nation of Immigrants: Lessons from the Age of Mass Migration

May 2, 2018, 1:15pm, Mann Library 102
Hilary Hoynes, Professor, University of California Berkeley
(Co-sponsored by PAM, Public Economics, and Labor Economics)
The Impact of Childhood Nutrition Assistance on Child Health and Well-Being: Lessons from WIC

May 4, 2018, 12:00-1:15pm, G87 MVR
Arnstein Aassve, Professor, Bocconi University
Trust and Fertility

May 9, 2018, 1:15-2:45pm, Ives Room 215
Maggie Jones, Census Bureau
(Co-sponsored by PAM, CSI, and CPC)
Race and Economic Opportunity in the United States: An Intergenerational Perspective

2016-17 CPC Seminar Series

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