CPC Seminars

CPC seminars include the Innovations in Population Science series, co-sponsored by the Cornell Center for Social Sciences (CCSS), the Center for the Study of Inequality (CSI) and the Office of the Vice Provost for Research (OVPR).

CPC partners with many others on campus to host and co-sponsor 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.

Fall 2019

Welcome Reception – co-sponsored by CPC, CSI, and the Roper Center (Thursday, September 5, 3:30-5pm, CHE Commons)

Differential Privacy in the 2020 US Census with John Abowd, Andrew Beveridge, Abraham Flaxman, Shannon Monnat – moderated by Matt Hall (9/20, 12-1:30, Mann 102) – Hosted by CPC and co-sponsored by PAM

Marco Albertini (10/1, 12-1:15, 360 Uris Hall) – Social Class, Work-related Incomes and Socio-economic Polarization in Europe, 2005-2014.

Carmen Gutierrez (10/4, 12-1:15, Mann 102) – Health Care Beyond the Gates: The Affordable Care Act’s effects on Health-related Outcomes Among Recently Incarcerated MenInnovations series, hosted by CPC and co-sponsored by CCSS, CSI, OVPR, PAM

Kathleen Cagney (10/11, 12-1:15, Mann 102) – Activity Space and the Social Circumstances of Older Adult LivesInnovations series, hosted by CPC and co-sponsored by CCSS, CSI, OVPR

Upstate Population Workshop (11/1, 10-4:00) – Hosted by the Center for Aging and Policy Studies, Syracuse University

Christine Percheski (11/8, TBD) – Hosted by CSI and co-sponsored by CPC

Trevon Logan (12/6, 12-1:15, Mann 102) – Hosted by PAM and co-sponsored by CPC

Spring 2020

Emilio Zagheni (2/7, 12-1:15, TBD) – Title TBD – Innovations series, hosted by CPC and co-sponsored by CCSS, CSI, OVPR, PAM

Amanda Stevenson (3/6, 12-1:15, TBD) – Title TBD – Innovations series, hosted by CPC and co-sponsored by CCSS, CSI, OVPR

Robert Sampson (3/13, 12-1:15, TBD – Title TBD – Hosted by PAM and co-sponsored by CPC, CSI, SOC

PAA Practice Talks (4/10, 9-1:30, Warren 401)

Giovanna Merli (4/17, 12-1:15, Mann 102) – Title TBD – Innovations series, hosted by CPC and co-sponsored by CCSS, CSI, OVPR, PAM


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 Innovations series and co-sponsored by CPC, CSI, ISS, and PAM

Mark Fossett and Amber Crowell (2/06, 1:15-2:45, Mann 102) New Methods for Segregation Analysis: Overcoming Measurement Bias and Joining Micro and Macro co-sponsored by PAM, CPC

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

Andrew Foster (3/08, 12-1:15, Mann 102) – Coresidence and the Intergenerational Transmission of Inequality – co-sponsored by CPC, HEHBAD, Applied Economics and Management

Nichole Szembrot (3/13, 3-4:00, Mann 102) – Using Confidential Federal Statistical Data at the Cornell Research Data Center: Health Data – co-sponsored by CISER and CPC

Nichole Szembrot (3/21, 6-7:00, CISER, 391 Pine Tree Road) – Using Confidential Federal Statistical Data at the Cornell Research Data Center: Data on Establishments and Firms – co-sponsored by CISER and CPC

Nichole Szembrot (3/26, 1-2:00, Warren B73) – Using Confidential Federal Statistical Data at the Cornell Research Data Center: Data on Individuals and Households – co-sponsored by CISER and CPC

Lars Andersen (3/29, 12:15-1:30, Warren 401) Inequality before the Law and Smart Sentencing: Lessons from 25 Years of Sentencing Policy Changes in Denmark – Innovations series and co-sponsored by CPC, CSI, ISS

Monica Bell (4/10, 1:15-2:45, Mann 102) – Located Institutions: Neighborhood Frames, Residential Segregation, and the Case of Policing – co-sponsored by PAM and CPC

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

Jennifer Johnson-Hanks (4/19, 3-4:30) – Distributing Norms: Notes on the Normal Distribution from Quetelet through Kinsey – DEVSOC and CPC

Matt Wiswall (4/22, 11:40-1:10, Ives Hall 115) – Child Care and Early Childhood Skills – co-sponsored by Labor, CPC, PAM

Peter Enns (4/24, 1:15-2:45, Mann 102) – How Money Influences the Economic Agenda in the U.S. Congress – co-sponsored by PAM, CPC

Marianne Wanamaker (4/29, 11:40-1:10, Ives 115) – Cohort Effects of Restrictive Abortion Legislation – Evidence from 19th Century Law Variation – co-sponsored by PAM, CPC, Labor Economics

Deborah Carr (5/03, Mann 102, 12-1:15) – Golden Years?: Social Inequalities in Later Life – Innovations series and co-sponsored by CPC, CSI, ISS, HEHBAD, PAM.

Benjamin Cornwell (5/08, 10:00 am-12:00 pm) will present this year’s method minicourse titled, Introduction to Social Sequence Analysis. This workshop is hosted by the Cornell Population Center in collaboration with Policy Analysis and Management, Applied Economics and Management, and Economics.

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. Innovations series 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. Innovations series and co-sponsored by CPC, CSI, ISS, PAM

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2017/2018

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 (Innovations series, 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 (Innovations series, 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
(Innovations series, 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
(Innovations series, 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
(Innovations series, 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
(Innovations series, 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
(Innovations series, 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
(Innovations series, 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
(Innovations series, 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