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Demography Daze

September 15, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm

9th Annual Demography Daze

Duke University Population Research Institute and Carolina Population Center

September 15, 2023 1pm to 5:15pm Duke University Gross Hall, Rm 270

(Outdoors reception following on Gross Hall Porch)

Conference Moderators: Giovanna Merli (DUPRI) and Karen Guzzo (CPC)

1:00-2:30: General Session I. Inequality and Health (15 min presentations)

Tyson Brown (Duke), On Measuring Structural Racism and its Effects on Population Health

Todd Jensen (UNC), Add Health Parent Study: Advancing Multigenerational Research on Racial/Ethnic Disparities in Health

Carolyn Halpern (UNC), Sexual Orientation & Gender Identity & Socioeconomic Status in Add Health

Hermann Pontzer (Duke), The Impact of Economic Development on Physical Activity, Energy Requirements, and Metabolic Health

2:40-3:35: Flash Talk Session (5 min presentations)

Marcos Rangel (Duke), In the Eye of the Beholder: Social Networks and Educational Attainment

Allison Frost (UNC), Does Parenting Mediate the Association Between Maternal Depression and Child Development? A Longitudinal Study in Pakistan

Christina Gibson-Davis (Duke), Lisa Keister (Duke), Lisa Gennetian (Duke), Shuyi Qiu (Duke), Net Worth Poverty and Educational Attainment in Young Adulthood

Sung-mok Jung (UNC), Findings from the US Scenario COVID Modeling Hub

Scott Lynch (Duke), Years of Life Lost by Those Who Died From COVID: The Human Cost of Variation in State Policies Across the Pandemic

Mohanraj Krishnan (UNC), Genome-Wide Association Studies (GWAS) and Severe Obesity

Eric A. Bai (Duke), Madeleine Beckner (Duke), Botao Ju (Duke), Jerry P. Reiter (Duke), Ted Mouw (UNC), M. Giovanna Merli (Duke), Bayesian Record Linkage with Application to Chinese Immigrants in Raleigh-Durham (ChIRDU) Study

4:45-5:15: General Session II: Population Dynamics and Policy (15 min presentations)

Carmen Gutierrez (UNC), The ACA and the Demography of The Criminal Justice Population

Martin Edelmann (Duke), Chris Wildeman (Duke), and Garret Baker (Duke), Four Worlds of Child Maltreatment and Foster Care Placement

Lisa Gennetian (Duke), Unconditional Cash to US Families with Children: Evidence From a Longitudinal Randomized Control Study

Barry Popkin (UNC), The Global Food Research Program’s Global Work: Creating a Toolkit of Policies That Work


September 15, 2023
1:00 pm - 5:30 pm


Duke University Population Research Institute and Carolina Population Center


Gross Hall, Duke University
140 Science Dr
Durham, NC 27708 United States
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