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.
Fletcher is Romnes Professor of Public Affairs and Sociology with additional appointments in Agricultural and Applied Economics and Population Health Sciences. He is on the executive committees of the Center for Demography and Ecology (CDE), Institute for Research on Poverty (IRP), and the Federal Statistical Research Data Center at Wisconsin (WiscRDC). He also is affiliated with the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Institute of Labor Economics (IZA), and Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group (HCEO) and directs the Wisconsin Policy Analysis Lab (WiscPal). Read more...