Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Estimating Adult Mortality Using Sampled Social Network Data: Evidence from Brazil

Posted: 2/22/2021 (CSDE Seminar Series)

At the CSDE seminar on February 26th, Dr. Dennis Feehan will present “Estimating Adult Mortality Using Sampled Social Network Data: Evidence from Brazil”. Dr. Feehan will discuss his research on two leading approaches to estimating adult death rates: the state of the art sibling survival method and the newer network survival method. Dr. Feehan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Demography at the UC, Berkeley. He is an expert in social networks, demography, and quantitative methodology and has used a number of unique data sources and methods for his research.

Register for Dr. Feehan’s Zoom seminar here. This quarter, CSDE is recording the seminar series and posting the links on its website. Visit our site here.

After the seminar, UW Anthropology PhD student Emily Pollock will facilitate a graduate student discussion with Dr. Feehan. RSVP by emailing her at emilypo@uw.edu.

Date: 02/26/2021

Time: 12.30 - 1.30 pm

Location: Virtual via Zoom