August 21, 2018

CSDE Research & Highlights

Hilary Wething to Study the Effects of Seattle’s Sick Leave Ordinance

CSDE Fellow Hilary Wething, a doctoral student at the Evans School, received a grant from the Washington Center for Equitable Growth to examine how Seattle’s law requiring paid sick leave is impacting worker pay and productivity. Wething’s goal is “to learn whether Seattle workers have experienced any changes in their employment or take-home pay” because of the ordinance.

Wething’s dissertation examines earnings volatility and the implications of a local employer mandated public health policy,

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Brianna Mills Examines Behavioral Indicators of Shooting Risk

CSDE Fellow Allumnus Brianna Mills, Research Scientist at Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center, examines how certain behaviors contribute to the risk of getting shot – by crime, by police, or by self-harm. Her research, which was supported by CSDE’s Shaahan Fellowship, was recently published in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine. Mills compared two groups: deaths or injuries due to gun violence and deaths or injuries from vehicle accidents, which served as the control.

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Sara Curran Elected Vice President of PAA

We’re thrilled to share that CSDE Director Sara Curran has been elected Vice President of the PAA. Her appointment will begin on January 1, 2019.

You can learn more about the newly elected PAA leadership below.

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CSDE Workshop Survey

Hello CSDE community. We are re-visioning the CSDE workshop offerings and want to hear from you. Please take our survey by clicking the link below. Don’t miss your opportunity to provide feedback and make training requests.

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Share Your Research at the Symposium on Family Planning, Contraception and Abortion

CSDE and the Departments of Global Health, Obstetrics and Gynecology, and Medicine are co-sponsoring a Symposium to discuss current research on Family Planning, Contraception and Abortion, and to solicit ideas for new directions in this area. The symposium will take place on Friday, November 2, 2018, from 8am – 2:30pm in Walker-Ames Hall at the University of Washington.

If you are a social scientist or demographer at UW (faculty, research science staff, or student) and would like to share your research with participants,

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