THE WINTER 2014 PRC NEWSLETTER IS NOW AVAILABLE!
The Pop Center is pleased to share the Winter 2014 PRC Newsletter. Read about recent PRC research and events here>>.
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR ICPSR SUMMER PROGRAM IN QUANTITATIVE METHODS
The ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research provides a comprehensive, integrated program of studies in research design, statistics, data analysis, and social science methodology. Instruction is grounded in interactive, participatory data-analysis utilizing high-end, networked microcomputers. Because of the range of methodological instruction, the opportunity for intensive study, and the quality of instruction and supporting facilities, the Summer Program has become internationally recognized as a preeminent forum for basic and advanced training in the methodologies and technologies of social science research and instruction.
REGISTER BY MARCH 18: THE AFFORDABLE CARE ACT AND THE LABOR MARKET CONFERENCE MARCH 21, 2014
The Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago and the Institute of Government and Public Affairs at the University of Illinois are pleased to host a conference that brings together recent original research on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on various aspects of the American labor market, including effects on labor supply, wages, and job mobility. The conference will also feature a panel discussion with David Card (Class of 1950 Professor of Economics in the Department of Economics of the University of California, Berkeley) and Jonathan Gruber (Professor in the Department of Economics of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology).
More information, including registration information, is available here>>
APPLICATIONS DUE MARCH 30: FRAGILE FAMILIES SUMMER DATA WORKSHOP 2014
The Columbia Population Research Center is accepting applications for the Fragile Families Summer Data Workshop to be held June 11-13, 2014 at Columbia School of Social Work in New York City. The workshop is designed to familiarize participants with the data available in the Fragile Families and Child Wellbeing Study, a national study following a birth cohort of (mostly) unmarried parents and their children, providing information about the capabilities, circumstances, and relationships of unwed parents, the wellbeing of their children, and the role of public policy in family and child wellbeing.
Applications will be accepted until Sunday, March 30th (11:59PM EST).