Broom Seminar Series 2011-2012

2011/12 Schedule

Monday October 3: Seth Sanders (Duke University) “The Impact of the Great Migration on Mortality of African Americans: Evidence from the Deep South” host: Peter Kuhn
Monday October 17: Michael Gurven (UCSB) “The Evolution of Human Senescence”
Monday November 7: Suzanne Bianchi (UCLA) "Doubling Up when times are Tough" host: Shelly Lundberg
Monday November 21: Kelly Bedard (UCSB) "No Cohort Left Behind"

Monday January 23: Stuart Sweeney (UCSB) "Convergence/divergence of fertility behavior among Los Angeles immigrants: Does region of origin matter?"
Monday February 6:  David Lopez-Carr (UCSB) "Geographic Dimensions of Demographic and Forest Transitions: From the Global to the Local"
Monday February 27: Peter Kuhn  (UCSB"Gender Discrimination in Job Ads:  Evidence from a Chinese Internet Job Board"
Monday, March 12: Mario Small (University of Chicago) "The Institutional Foundations of Social Capital: Evidence from Mothers and Childcare Centers" host: Maria Charles

Note:Mon Jan 16 and Mon Feb 20 are university holidays.

Monday April 9: David Neumark (UC Irvine) "Do Stronger Age Discrimination Laws Make Social Security Reforms More Effective?" host: Kelly Bedard
Monday April 30: Paul Voss (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Carolina Population Center, Odum Institute for Research in Social Science) "A Perspective On Spatial Demography" host: Stuart Sweeney
Monday May 21:  William Darity (Duke)  hosts:  Howard Winant, Shellly Lundberg (co-sponsored with UCSB's Center for New Racial Studies)