January 10, 2017

CSDE Seminar Series

Population Research Discovery Seminar: Alexandra (Sasha) Killewald

     When:  Friday, Jan 13, 2017 (12:30 - 1:30 PM PT)
     Where:  University of Washington, Communications 120

Falling Behind: The Black-White Wealth Gap in Life Course Perspective

The black-white wealth gap in the United States is vast and increases with age. To better understand this disparity, we adopt a life course perspective, examining the accumulation of wealth across individuals’ lives and how wealth accumulation changes with age. Using data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1979, we show that whites accumulate wealth more rapidly than blacks throughout their 20s,

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CSDE Workshops

Intro to Stata

     When:  Tuesday, Jan 24, 2017 (4:00 - 6:00 PM PT)
     Where:  University of Washington, Savery 117

This workshop offers an introduction to the statistical programming language Stata and meets two consecutive Tuesdays (Jan 24 and Jan 31) from 4 PM to 6 PM PT. It assumes no prior experience with Stata, but it does assume familiarity with basic statistical concepts.

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CSDE Research & Highlights

Limited Offer:
Free Memberships to Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science

Thanks to CSDE’s new institutional membership with the Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science (IAPHS), we are able to offer our community four annual memberships and two free conference registrations for IAPHS’ annual conference in October 2017.  If you are a member of the UW faculty and an early career scientist (pre-tenure) or are a UW PhD candidate with a strong research program in population health sciences or aspirations for one and you would like to join IAPHS for a year,

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Fussell, Curran, Dunbar, Babb, Meijer-Irons Collaborate on Weather and Populations Study

A number of CSDE researchers recently published their research examining how extreme weather can impact county-level population change. The team included Elizabeth Fussell (former CSDE Affiliate), Sara Curran (CSDE Director and UW Professor of International Studies and Public Policy), Matthew Dunbar (CSDE Assistant Director), Michael Babb (former CSDE Fellow), and Jacqueline Meijer-Irons (CSDE Demographic Research Scientist).

According to the study, hurricanes and tropical storms affect future population growth only in counties with growing,

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Brad Foster Joins US Census Bureau at Center for Administrative Records Research Applications

Join us in congratulating Brad Foster, former CSDE Fellow, on starting as a research statistician at the US Census Bureau with the Center for Administrative Records Research Applications (CARRA)! CSDE wishes Brad the very best in his new position.

This past November, Brad successfully defended his dissertation: “Rooted or Stuck? The Causes and Consequences of American Mobility Decline.”  Read on to learn more about Dr. Foster and his research.

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