CDHA Training Seminar

CDHA's weekly training seminar on the University of Wisconsin campus provides training and profession development to graduate students in the demography of health and aging.
Spring 2014

The CDHA Graduate Training Seminar in Demography (Soc 995) are open to all. We usually meet on Friday at 9:30-10:45 AM in Room 8417 William H. Sewell Social Science Building.

Friday, January 31
Disability Insurance and the Medicare Waiting Period
Kathryn Edwards, UW Economics

Friday, February 7
Hiring & Negotiating from the Search Committee's Perspective
James Montgomery, UW Sociology
Don Moynihan, LaFollette School of Public Affairs

Friday, February 14
Responsible Conduct of Research
Jim Raymo, UW Sociology
Marcy Carlson, UW Sociology

Friday, February 21
Segmented Assimilation and Adolescent Outcomes
Christina Diaz, UW Sociology
Family Structure History and Young Adults Receipt of Financial Aid
Julia Goldberg, UW Sociology

Friday, February 28
Publishing Demographic Research in Generalist, High-Impact Journals
Ananth Seshadri, UW Economics
Christine Schwartz, UW Sociology
Please read these three publications before attending this seminar.
Manuelli, Rodolfo and Ananth Seshadri. 2014. "Human Capital and the Wealth of Nations." American Economic Review forthcoming.
Manuelli, Rodolfo and Ananth Seshadri. 2007. "Explaining International Fertility Differences." Quarterly Journal of Economics 124(2): 771-807.
Schwartz, Christine R. 2010. "Earnings Inequality and the Changing Association Between Spouses' Earnings." American Journal of Sociology 115:1524-57. (This link to JSTOR only works for affiliates with UW-Madison.)

Friday, March 7
no seminar this week

Friday, March 14
Regression Discontinuity Estimates
Jesse Gregory, UW Economics
Please read this article before attending Friday's seminar.
Lee, David S. and Thomas Lemieux. 2010."Regression Discontinuity Designs in Economics."Journal of Economic Literature 48: 281-355.

Friday, March 21
Spring Break no CDHA seminar

Friday, March 28
Population Immunology and Health Disparities
Jennifer Beam Dowd, CUNY Public Health

Friday, April 4
Responsible Conduct of Research: Generating and Reviewing Academic Writing
Nora Cate Schaeffer, UW Sociology & UW Survey Center

Friday, April 11
Instrumental Variable Estimates
Felix Elwert, UW Sociology

Friday, April 18
Interpreting Race Effects & Race-Related Genetic Variation in Demographic Research
Jason Fletcher, LaFollette School of Public Affairs
Pam Oliver, UW Sociology

Wednesday, April 23
PAA practice talks by CDHA students and faculty
9-11 AM, Social Science Room 3470
Note: There are different date, time and place for this meeting.

Friday, April 25
Christopher Kuzawa, Northwestern

Friday, May 2
PAA meetings no CDHA seminar

Friday, May 9
Revisiting Propensity Score Estimation: Important Changes in Stata 13
Russell Dimond, SSCC
Jenna Nobles, UW Sociology

Previous CDHA Seminars