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October 2018

Erin Hartman, University of California Los Angeles

October 17, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CCPR Seminar Room, 4240 Public Affairs Building, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States, 101 Sumner Ave United States

Title: Covariate Selection for Generalizing Experimental Results Abstract: Researchers are often interested in generalizing the average treatment effect (ATE) estimated in a randomized experiment to non-experimental target populations. Researchers can estimate the population ATE without bias if they adjust for a set of variables affecting both selection into the experiment and treatment heterogeneity. Although this separating set has simple mathematical representation, it is often unclear how to select this set in applied contexts. In this paper, we propose a data-driven method to…

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Fall Welcome Reception

October 10, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Rolfe Courtyard

Join CSW and the UCLA Department of Gender Studies as we celebrate the start of a new academic year! Join us for an opportunity to meet and network with faculty, students, and staff, and to learn about CSW’s and Gender Studies’ upcoming projects, research, and events. Refreshments will be served. RSVP: To RSVP, please fill out the online registration form. Date: Wednesday, October 10, 2018 Time: 4:00 – 6:00 PM Location: Rolfe Hall Courtyard, UCLA (click to view full map)…

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Black Convocation 2018

October 9, 2018 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Carnesale Commons

Black Convocation 2018 Tuesday, October 9, 2018 5:30 PM – 8:00 PM The Black Convocation is an annual event that welcomes new and returning students to the UCLA campus and makes them aware of the different organizations, departments, and resources available to serve them. It is an evening full of Bruin pride, providing encouragement, anecdotes about the past, and a glimpse of the future from UCLA faculty, staff, and alumni dedicated to supporting all students. The Black Convocation is free…

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2018-2019 CCPR Welcome and Introductions

October 3, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
4240 Public Affairs Bldg

Please come join us to learn all about the California Center for Population Research! Professors Jennie Brand, Patrick Heuveline and Hiram Beltran-Sanchez will be presenting. This will be the kick-off event for the start of the upcoming 2018-2019 CCPR Seminar Series.

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September 2018

“The Trouble with Pink and Blue, Gender expression, stigma, and health among U.S. children and adolescents”

September 19, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
4240 Public Affairs Bldg

“The Trouble with Pink and Blue, Gender expression, stigma, and health among U.S. children and adolescents” Allegra Gordon, SCD, MPH Research Scientist, Boston Children’s Hospital Instructor, Department of Pediatrics, Harvard Medical School Dr. Gordon will offer a conceptual model for understanding gender expression and health and illustrate this model with examples from recent research on gender nonconformity, school-based violence and bullying, and selected health outcomes in samples of U.S. high school students and young adults. Lunch will be provided Sponsored…

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June 2018

Dr. Henry F. Raymond, Rutgers University & UC San Francisco

June 18, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

“Sampling Hidden Populations: Respondent Drive Sampling”  Abstract: Dr. Raymond will discuss the background and implementation of Respondent Driven Sampling (RDS) studies which is wide use among hidden populations the world over. He will review the theoretical basis of RDS including what biases RDS analysis corrects for. Dr. Raymond will share some examples of RDS analysis using RDS Analyst.

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May 2018

Awards and Benefit Luncheon 2018

May 31, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
425 Westwood Plaza, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States, 425 Westwood Plz
Los Angeles, CA United States

Join the UCLA Center for the Study of Women for a special end of the year event to honor the Center’s accomplishments, student award recipients, and this year’s Distinguished Leader in Feminism Award honorees! FEATURING THE KEYNOTE ADDRESS 40 Years in Corporate Culture: A Successful Woman’s Strategies for Surviving and Thriving By Paula Williams Madison Chairman and CEO, Madison Media Management, LLC Former CEO, Los Angeles Sparks Former Executive Vice President and Chief Diversity Officer, NBCUniversal This year, CSW has selected Paula…

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V. Joseph Hotz, Duke University

May 30, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
4240 Public Affairs Building, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States Los Angeles, CA United States

“The Role of Parental Wealth & Income in Financing Children’s College Attendance & Its Consequences” Abstract: This paper examines the influence of parental wealth and income on their children’s college attendance and parents’ financial support for it and whether the latter affects the subsequent levels of indebtedness of parents and their children. We use data from the PSID, especially data in the 2013 Rosters and Transfers Module on the incidence and amounts of parents’ financial support for their children’s college. To…

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Area Impossible: Sexuality and Geopolitics Symposium

May 25, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Organized by the UCLA Department of Comparative Literature DATE: May 25, 2018 TIME: 9:30 AM – 5:00 PM LOCATION: 314 Royce Hall RSVP: http://complit.ucla.edu/event/area-impossible-sexuality-geopolitics/ Within queer studies, the geopolitical has posed a much-needed challenge to the spatial and temporal logics of the field (logics that often mire the field in the US), especially in the aftermath of the turn to transnationalism. Comparative literature has historically fashioned its domains outside US borders, but despite its range has remained somewhat tied to…

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Dennis Culhane, University of Pennsylvania

May 23, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
4240 Public Affairs Building, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States Los Angeles, CA United States

“The Promise of Integrated Data Systems for Social Science Research” Abstract: Integrated Data Systems (IDS) linking administrative, public agency data hold great promise for rapid and low-cost implementation and evaluation of homeless initiatives. Culhane will review the legal, ethical, scientific and economic challenges of interagency data sharing, as well as systematic efforts including policy reform and inter-agency collaboration to overcome these challenges. Finally, he will review important new IDS initiatives in LA County and California. More on Prof. Culhane

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