February 20, 2018

CSDE Seminar Series

Population Causal Inference: Old Wine in a New Bottle?

     When:  Friday, Feb 23, 2018 (12:30-1:30 PM)
     Where:  121 Raitt Hall

Gary Chan, Associate Professor of Biostatistics and Health Services, UW

This week, CSDE Affiliate Gary Chan discusses population causal inference, with a focus on concepts, assumptions, and new methods. The quest of causal inference using non-experimental data has been a long-standing one. While causal interpretation is often limited by strong assumptions, there has been a growing interest among statisticians to develop new methodologies for inferring population causal parameters.

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CSDE Research & Highlights

CSDE Lightning Talks & Poster Session

Join us on Friday, March 9 for an opportunity to meet CSDE graduate students, who will share their cutting-edge research and latest demographic insights. Six of the newest members of UW’s population science community are eager to connect their work across disciplines, and to translate their findings for basic and applied research impact: Lily Alexander (Global Health), Francisca Gomez Baeza (Sociology), Roy Burstein (Global Health), Iffat Chowdhury (Economics), Nikki Eller (Health Services), and Peiran Liu (Statistics). 

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Kam Wing Chan Authors Book Chapter on China’s Economic Geography

Affiliate Kam Wing Chan, Professor of Geography, recently authored a chapter published in The New Oxford Handbook of Economic Geography. Titled “The Emerging Transformation of China’s Economic Geography,” the chapter explores China’s economic and urban geography. 

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Ali Mokdad Discusses Rate of Deaths Due to Gun Violence in the U.S.

Affiliate Ali Mokdad, Professor of Global Health at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME), was quoted in an NPR story addressing how our nation compares to the rest of the world when it comes to fatalities caused by gun violence. 

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Kathleen Moore’s Research on Housing Discrimination Cited in Seattle Times

CSDE Trainee Kathleen Moore was quoted in a recent Seattle Times article discussing Senate Bill 5407, which would prohibit Washington landlords from turning away tenants who rely on alternative sources of income and benefits. 

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Demography Events

Conferences & Calls for Papers



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