MPC Seminar Series

MPC is a University-wide interdisciplinary cooperative for demographic research. Weekly seminars are held during both the fall and spring semesters.

Unless otherwise noted, all MPC seminars are held from 12:15 to 1:15 PM on Mondays in the ISRDI Seminar Room (50 Willey Hall)

Since 2004, the MPC has been bringing national and international demographers to Minnesota to share their research at our seminar series. Click on the links below to see a listing of previous MPC Seminar Series presentations and speakers. If you would like more information regarding a past presentation, please contact the MPC administrative core.

Spring 2019 Schedule

Spring 2019 Seminar Series Flyer

MONDAY, JANUARY 28
University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center: Findings From Birth to Old Age
Carrie Henning-Smith and Katy Kozhimannil — Rural Health Research Center, University of Minnesota
Co-Sponsored by the Life Course Center

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 4
Air Pollution Exposure and the Increased Risk of Violent Behavior: Evidence From 14 Years of U.S. Crime Data
Jesse Berman — Environmental Health Sciences, University of Minnesota

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 11
Social Disparities in Educational Achievement Across European Populations—and Their Relationship With Structural Characteristics of the Education System
Kaspar Burger — Sociology, University of Minnesota
Co-Sponsored by the Life Course Center

MONDAY, FEBRUARY 18
Do Immigrants Displace Native Workers? Evidence on Ethnic Succession in High-Immigration Industries Using Firm Level Data From the LEHD
Ted Mouw — Sociology, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

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MONDAY, FEBRUARY 25
The Effects of Education on Mortality: Evidence From a Representative Sample of American Twins, Siblings, and Neighbors
Jonas Helgertz, Rob Warren, and Evan Roberts — ISRDI, University of Minnesota
Co-Sponsored by the Life Course Center

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MONDAY, MARCH 4
Fertility and Child Mortality Before the Demographic Transition: Evidence From Nineteenth-Century Egypt
Mohamed Saleh — Economics, Toulouse School of Economics

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MONDAY, MARCH 11
Estimating Children's Household Instability Between Birth and Age 18 Using Longitudinal Household Roster Data
Kelly Raley — Sociology, University of Texas at Austin
Co-Sponsored by the Life Course Center

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MONDAY, MARCH 25
Census 2030: Gerrymandering for Social Scientists
Seth Spielman — Geography, University of Colorado Boulder

MONDAY, APRIL 1
Differences in Emergency Department Destination of Emergency Medical Services Transport of Co-Located Patients by Race/Ethnicity and Geography
Amresh Hanchate — Medicine and Health Economics, Boston University

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MONDAY, APRIL 8
Census Technology, Politics, and Institutional Change, 1790-2020
Steve Ruggles — History, University of Minnesota
Diana Magnuson — History, Bethel University

MONDAY, APRIL 15
The Joint Influence of Male and Female Socioeconomic Status on the Risk of Divorce, Sweden 1900-1960
Glenn Sandström — History, Umeå University

MONDAY, APRIL 22
Beyond the End of Hypergamy: Increase in Educational Hypogamy in India
Sonalde Desai — Sociology, University of Maryland

MONDAY, APRIL 29
Is Marriage in the US Suffocating? Interdisciplinary Evidence and Perspectives
Claire Kamp Dush — Human Sciences, The Ohio State University

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MONDAY, MAY 6
Why is Childhood so Important in Understanding Why Dementia is Epidemic Among Black Americans?
Mark Hayward — Sociology, University of Texas at Austin
Co-Sponsored by the Life Course Center

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Previous seminar series schedules