Welcome to the Center for Demography and Ecology
CDE is a multi-disciplinary cooperative for social scientific demographic research and graduate training comprised of scholars and students from across the University of Wisconsin–Madison campus. CDE affiliates produce demographic research and data in the center’s five research areas:
- Demography of Inequality
- Fertility, Families and Households
- Health and The Life Course
- Environmental & Spatial Demography
CDE receives funding via a Population Research Infrastructure grant from the Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development (P2C HD047873). CDE’s sister center, the Center for Demography of Health and Aging (CDHA), receives Center Grant funding from the National Institute on Aging (P30 AG017266). See how to acknowledge this support.
CDE affiliate Emilia Tjernstrom, Assistant Professor of Public Affairs, has received a 40 for 40 Fellowship from the Association for Public Policy Analysis & Management (APPAM). This award provides funding for 40 outstanding early career research professionals to attend APPAM's Fall Research Conference in Washington, DC, scheduled for this November. Professor Tjenrstrom will join other researchers, policymakers, and program leaders to discuss best practices for collecting data, capturing innovation, measuring impacts, and identifying actionable and timely recommendations. Read more...
The Collaborative Center for Health Equity (CCHE) at UW-Madison selected six inaugural Health Equity Research Fellows, including CDE affiliate Yan Sao Xiong. Fellows are chosen for their research that contributes to the improvement of health equity in Wisconsin's underserved communities. Professor Xiong, an Assistant Professor of Social Work, has been studying the health seeking behaviors and health outcomes of Hmong adult women and men in central Wisconsin. Read more...
Congratulations to both Emilia and Yang!