broom graduate lab lunch talks

All meetings are from 1:00-3:00pm
North Hall, room 2111
(Thormahlen Family Seminar Room)

2016/2017

Fall 2016:

Monday, October17
Conor Carney (Economics) "Agricultural Productivity and Deforestation: Evidence from Input Subsidies and Ethnic Favoritism in Malawi."

Monday, November 14
Cascade Tuholske (Geography) "Linking Rapid Population and Tourism Growth with Thirty Years of Land Use-Cover Change in Roatan, Honduras."

Spring 2017:

Monday, April 24
Jacky Banks (Geography) "The Role of Men’s and Women’s Agency in Fertility in Dakar, Senegal."

Monday, May 15
Devin Cornell (Sociology) "Relational Approaches to Understanding Political Ideology"

2014/2015

Fall 2014:

Monday October 13  Methods lecture
Olivier Deschenes (Economics) “Distinguishing causation from correlation using natural experiments and instrumental variables”

Monday October 27  Methods lecture:  
Heather Royer (Economics) “Distinguishing causation from correlation using regression discontinuity designs” CANCELLED

Monday December 1
Megan Costa (U Penn, Demography, visiting Broom) “No Casualties of the Fertility Transistion? Child Growth Consequences for Birth Orders Exceeding Ideal Family Size in a High Fertility Population”
Vedant Koppera (Economics) “Has the Intergenerational Transmission of Education Risen in the U.S.?”

Winter 2015:

Monday February 2
Corey White (Economics) "Catching a Cold:  The Dynamic Relationship between Temperature and Health"
Angela Garcia (Anthropology) "Relativity of poverty: the signature of an individual's reference group on stress and health outcomes on the island of Utila, Honduras.

Monday March 2 Methods lecture
Olivier Deschenes (Economics) "Distinguishing causation from correlation using Regression, Matching, and Difference-in-Difference Methods"

Spring 2015:

Monday April 27
Jenna Stearns (Economics) "Long-Run Effects of Maternity Leave: Evidence from Great Britain"
Anne Pisor (Anthropology) "Strategic affiliation with out-groups in lowland Bolivian horticulturalists: The role of present and past resource shortfalls."

Monday May 11
Melanie Martin (Anthropology) “Are shorter exclusive breastfeeding durations among Tsimane Amerindians associated with maternal reproductive fitness and energetic trade-offs?”
Jessica Marter-Kenyon (Geography) "Population Resettlement in an Era of Global Environmental Change: A Preliminary Analysis of Rwanda's National Imidigudu Policy"

2013/2014

Fall 2013:

Monday October 14
Ben Trumble (Anthropology) “Collecting and Interpreting Biomarker Data: An Introduction for Social Scientists"

Winter 2014:

Monday February 3
Lisa McAllister (Anthropology) “The Effects of Adolescent Reproduction and Maternal and Infant Growth”

Monday March 3
Kevin Mwenda (Geography) “Quantifying Spatial Uncertainty in Disaggregated Population Datasets”
Adam Wright (Economics) “For-Profit Colleges and Federal Student Aid Manipulation”