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MPC Seminar Series

MPC is a University-wide interdisciplinary cooperative for demographic research. Weekly seminars are held during both the fall and spring semesters.

Unless otherwise noted, all MPC seminars are held from 12:15 to1:15 PM on Mondays
in the MPC Seminar Room (50 Willey Hall)

Spring 2014 Schedule

Monday, February 17:
From Petty Crimes to Epic Records: Crime, Punishment, and American Inequality
Christopher Uggen, Sociology, University of Minnesota

Monday, February 24:
Rethinking the Two-Body Problem: The Segregation of Women into Geographically-Flexible Jobs
Alan Benson, Carlson School of Management, University of Minnesota

Monday, March 3:
Powerful Posters: Presenting your Research Visually

Monday, March 10:
Childhood Abuse Victimization, Uncontrolled Eating Behaviors, and Weight Status in Women
Susan Mason, Epidemiology and Community Health, University of Minnesota

Monday, March 24:
Latest Research on the Supplemental Poverty Measure for the US
Kathleen Short, US Census Bureau

Monday, March 31:
Race, Skin Color, and Economic Outcomes in Early 20th Century America
Roy Mill, Ancestry.com

Monday, April 7:
MPC Fellows Presentations
Ellen Manovich and Aine Seitz McArthy

Monday, April 14:
NHGIS Becomes a Teen: The Maturation of MPC’s U.S. Geographic Data Project
Jonathan Schroeder, Research Associate, Minnesota Population Center

Monday, April 21:
Separate and Unequal in the Labor Market: School Quality and the Black White Wage Gap
Marianne Wanamaker, Economics, The University of Tennessee

Monday, May 5:
How Good are Imputations of Unauthorized Status?
Jennifer Van Hook, Sociology, Pennsylvania State University