Health and Population

2018 Mar 08

Xi Song: Intergenerational association of income dynamics: A dyadic group-based approach

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies 9 Bow Street

Social Demography Seminar (SDS) presentaion by Xi Song, PhD, assistant professor of sociology, University of Chicago.

Abstract: There is a long history of studying intergenerational mobility using mobility tables or transition matrices. One potential limitation of this approach is that the...

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2018 Mar 01

Bridget Goosby: Biosocial pathways to health inequities: How racial discrimination matters

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies 9 Bow Street

Social Demography Seminar (SDS) presentaion by Bridget Goosby, PhD, Happold Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln.

 

Abstract: Racial and ethnic inequities in morbidity and mortality are long-standing and remain striking in the United States. While the processes from which these disparities arise are multifaceted, they are...

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In foreground, a sign posted on a lawn reads "Do not play in the dirt or around the mulch - EPA." In background is a child's pink three-wheeled riding toy.

Truly Toxic

November 1, 2017

Environmental regulation is undergoing radical changes, posing a direct threat to America’s health and potentially deepening inequality.  Since the spring of 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed sharp cuts in the testing of children for lead exposure, and the Interior Department directed the National Academy of Sciences to cease studying the health effects of a common mining technique that deposits toxic minerals in ground waters.  Meanwhile, recent investigative reports have documented that the appointment of top regulators with conflicting business interests at the EPA continues apace. ... Read more about Truly Toxic

2017 Sep 22

Adam Lippert: Early-life correlates and stress-related implications of work-family circumstances among young adult women

12:30pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Pop Center, 9 Bow Street, Harvard Square, Cambridge

Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies presentation by Adam Lippert, PhD, Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of Colorado Denver.

Dr. Lippert is a sociologist and demographer whose research is centered on three aims: (1) understanding the role...

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