CPC and the Center for Aging and Policy Studies (CAPS) at Syracuse University host an Annual Upstate Population Workshop. This is an opportunity for population scholars in upstate New York to discuss common research interests and includes faculty, postdocs, and students from CPC, Syracuse University, the State Universities of New York at Albany and Buffalo, and Rochester University. The Workshop includes forums for informal discussion of work-in-progress and common challenges and opportunities in population research. It is a signature initiative of the the Upstate Population Consortium.
The 2018 Upstate Population Workshop was held on October 19 from 12pm-4:30pm at the A.D. White House, Cornell University 2018 CPC-CAPS Upstate Workshop Agenda. It included lunchtime roundtable discussions of work-in-progress and an afternoon panel moderated by Kim Weeden (Cornell):
- Shannon Monnat (Syracuse). Spark vs. Kindling: Assessing Supply- vs. Demand-Side Explanations for Geographic Variation in U.S. Drug Mortality Rates
- Adriana Reyes (Cornell). Racial Differences in Spatial Proximity to Family
- Cassandra Robertson (Cornell), Race and Intergenerational Economic Mobility
- Gregory Sharp (SUNY Buffalo), Activity Space Exposures and Adult Health: Dimensions of Community Social Organization as Underlying Mechanisms