November 2, 2016

CSDE Seminar Series

Population Research Discovery Seminar: Brad Foster

     When:  Friday, Nov 4, 2016 (12:30 - 1:30 PM PT)
     Where:  University of Washington, 121 Raitt Hall

Rooted or Stuck? The Causes and Consequences of American Mobility Decline

Annual mobility rates in the US have declined by half since 1950, but it’s not clear why. The emerging literature suggests that as-yet inexplicable immobility is indicative of increasing “rootedness” among Americans – a cultural attachment to place that’s both universal and voluntary. Brad Foster assesses this claim using data from the Current Population Survey and the Panel Study of Income Dynamics and address two central questions.

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CSDE Research & Highlights

Deadline Extension: CSDE Trainee Special Seminar Lightning Talks & Posters

CSDE invites its trainees to submit a project abstract for this Fall’s Trainee Lightning Talks and Poster Session, as part of the CSDE Seminar series “Next Population Science Insights.” Selected trainees will introduce their project via lightning talks and continue the conversation over posters.

This is a great opportunity to showcase your research to an excitingly diverse set of colleagues from across the university, make new connections with scholars working in similar areas,

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Mark Long Talks Minimum Wage with Yakima Herald

With Washington poised to vote on Initiative 433 this month, more eyes are turning to research on the impact of raising the minimum wage. Mark Long, CSDE Affiliate and UW Professor of Public Policy, co-authored a recent study on Seattle’s experiments with such legislation. He helped qualify the findings with the Yakima Herald recently. Read on for Long’s statement and a discussion of how a change to the minimum wage could impact the regional economy.

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