Fall 2011 Colloquia

All colloquia take place on Thursdays at noon in the PSTC Seminar Room in Mencoff Hall, unless otherwise noted.

September 8: Rukmalie Jayakody, Human Development and Family Studies, Penn State University. Television and International Family Change: Assessing Causal Influences.

September 15: Nathaniel Baum-Snow, Economics, Brown University. Inequality and City Size.

September 29: John Logan, Sociology, Brown University. If Only We Knew Where Each Person Lived…Studying Residential Segregation with Historical Data.

October 6: David Savitz, Community Health, Public Health-Epidemiology, Brown University. Ethnicity and Pregnancy Outcome in New York City.

October 13:  David A. Plane, Geography and Development, University of Arizona. Unpacking and Tracking the Mean Center of Population and the Hoover Index: Demographic Change and Recent Trends in the Geography of U.S. Settlement.

October 20: Thomas DiPrete, Sociology, Columbia University. Peer Effects on the Gender Gap in Educational Achievement in Berlin and Chicago Public Schools.

October 27: Ted Mouw, Sociology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Immigration and Worker Displacement at the Industry Level: Evidence Using Longitudinal Data from the LEHD.

November 3: Andrew Noymer, Public Health/Sociology, University of California, Irvine. What's Flu Got to do with It? The Payoff of Influenza Studies for Demography and Sociology.

November 10: Donald Treiman, Sociology Emeritus, University of California, Los Angeles. The Determinants and Consequences of Residential Status (Hukou) Mobility in Contemporary China.

November 17: Dean Yang, Public Policy and Economics, University of Michigan. Revising Commitments: Time Preference and Time Inconsistency in the Field.

December 1: Mark Hayward, Sociology, University of Texas. The Growing Importance of Education as a Fundamental Cause of Mortality in the United States.