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Global Tobacco Surveillance System Data Release

September 27, 2004

Sep 27, 2004 The CDC Office on Smoking and Health’s Global Tobacco Control Program announces the first release of data collected under the Global Tobacco Surveillance System, a collaboration of WHO, CDC, and research coordinators from the participating countries. One … Continued

2004-05 Program on Latent Variable Models in the Social Sciences

August 26, 2004

Aug 26, 2004 Latent variables are widespread in the social sciences. Whether it is intelligence or socioeconomic status, many variables cannot be directly measured. Factor analysis, latent class analysis, structural equation models, error-in-variable models, and item response theory illustrate models … Continued

Arne Kalleberg, CPC Fellow, New Senior Associate Dean

June 16, 2004

Jun 16, 2004 Arne Kalleberg, distinguished professor of sociology and senior associate dean of the Graduate School, has accepted the position of senior associate dean for the social sciences in the College of Arts and Sciences, effective July 1, 2004. … Continued

Endeavors Features CPC Researchers

May 26, 2004

May 26, 2004 The Spring 2004 issue of Endeavors, the journal of current research at UNC-CH, features an article about Latinos in North Carolina. Several CPC fellows and a trainee are mentioned: James Johnson, Krista Perreira, Deborah Bender, and Melanie … Continued

Kathie Harris Wins Award

April 7, 2004

Apr 7, 2004 Kathie Harris, CPC Fellow and Gillian T. Cell Distinguished Professor of Sociology, is the winner of the 2004 Clifford C. Clogg Award for Early Career Achievement. This award, given biennially by the Population Association of America, honors … Continued

Siega-Riz Wins Award

March 19, 2004

Mar 19, 2004 Anna-Maria Siega-Riz, Associate Professor of Nutrition and Maternal and Child Health and CPC Fellow, has received the Center for Women’s Health Research Award for Excellence. It is awarded for the multidisciplinary research that best demonstrates the strength … Continued

Demographic Analysis Online Course

December 16, 2003

Dec 16, 2003 This online course was developed for researchers, professors, students and any interested person as a tool for deepening basic demographic concepts. It was designed as a didactic guide useful in any basic demographic course. Because of its … Continued

Public Release of Chinese Health and Family Life Survey

October 3, 2003

Oct 3, 2003 William Parish and Edward O. Laumann are pleased to announce the first public release of Chinese Health and Family Life Survey (CHFLS). The dataset is available for free, downloadable in several formats from the PRC website , … Continued