May 9, 2017

CSDE Seminar Series

Population Research Discovery Seminar: Robert Moffitt

     When:  Friday, May 12, 2017 (12:30 - 1:30 PM)
     Where:  University of Washington, Raitt 121

Welfare Rules, Incentives, and Family Structure

This study provides a new examination of the incentive effects of welfare rules on marriage and cohabitation among low-income women.  Focusing on the AFDC and TANF programs and how they treat the presence of men in the household, the study notes that the eligibility and benefit rules are based more on the biological relationship between the children and any male in the household than on marriage or cohabitation per se. 

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CSDE Research & Highlights

CSDE Supports Grant Applications – Check Out These New Opportunities!

CSDE provides grant application support for Affiliates submitting through our unit. This includes help with timelines, budget preparation, subawards, and application guidelines. We will help you interface with campus and online submission systems (SAGE, ASSIST, FastLane, Grants.Gov, eRA Commons etc.) to streamline your submission.

There are several upcoming opportunities through the Population Dynamics Branch of NICHD for demographers (due date in parentheses):

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Steven Goodreau Publishes Research on Racial Disparities in HIV Incidence

Steven Goodreau, CSDE Affiliate and Associate Professor of Anthropology at UW, along with Samuel Jenness, former CSDE Fellow and now Assistant Professor at Emory, recently published a study examining the link between race and HIV status among men who have sex with men. Black men who have sex with men have a significantly higher rate of incidence, and Goodreau’s research team developed a simulation model to evaluate the existing data and hypotheses surrounding these differences.

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Jacob Vigdor Explains Seattle’s Growing Pains to Q13 News

Jacob Vigdor, CSDE Affiliate and Professor of Public Policy at UW, spoke with Q13 News about an interesting byproduct of the Seattle metro area’s recent growth: commute times. With suburban development outpacing the city’s own growth, more residents are finding themselves spending more time on traffic-clogged highways to reach their workplaces. Vigdor discusses the causes and ramifications of this spread in the full interview, which you can watch below.

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