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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 to 1:15 PM on Mondays
in the MPC Seminar Room (50 Willey Hall)

Fall 2015 Schedule

Monday, September 14:
Fertility Intentions Across the Reproductive Years: What we have learned from the NLSY79
Philip Morgan, Carolina Population Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Monday, September 21:
Welfare State Myths and Measurement
Irwin Garfinkel, School of Social Work, Columbia University

Monday, September 28:
To Be Announced
Dave Tilman, Ecology, University of Minnesota

Monday, October 5:
Integrating, Preserving, and Disseminating Linked CPS Data
Sarah Flood, Minnesota Population Center

Monday, October 12:
Was There a Marriage Premium in Late Nineteenth Century Manufacturing? Evidence from Sweden
Maria Stanfors, Center for Economic Demography, Lunds University

Monday, October 19:
Government and the Crises of the Great Depression and Second World War
Price Fishback, Economics, University of Arizona

Monday, October 26:
Family Caregiving for Older Adults and the Caregiver’s Health
Ben Capistrant, School of Public Health, University of Minnesota

Monday, November 2:
Love, Money and HIV: Revisiting Education, Wealth and Fundamental Cause Theory
Sanyu Mojola, Sociology, University of Colorado, Boulder

Monday, November 9:
Excluded Generation: The Growing Challenge of Labor Market Insertion for Egyptian Youth
Ragui Assaad, Humphrey School of Public Affairs, University of Minnesota

Monday, November 16:
Machineries of Data Power: Manual versus Mechanical Census Compilation in Nineteenth Century Europe
Christine von Oertzen, Max Planck Institute for the History of Science

Monday, November 23:
Disasters and Residential Change in the U.S.
Elizabeth Fussell, Population Studies, Brown University

Monday, November 30:
Changes in Mortality After Massachusetts Health Care Reform
Sharon Long, Health Policy Center, Urban Institute

Monday, December 7:
To Be Announced