Lectures Archive

Suessmilch Lecture Series

Suessmilch Lectures 2020

The Geographic Immobility of Young Adults in the US:  Evidence from Linked Internal Revenue Service, Social Security Administration, and Census Survey Records +++++Cancelled++++++
Mark Ellis (University of Washington)
March 03, 2020 More


Suessmilch Lectures 2019

Leveraging Genetics to inform social demography
Dalton Conley (Princton University)
January, 19 2019 More

Equivalence scales and the distribution of household income: do we know what we´re doing?
Martin Werding (Ruhr-Universität Bochum)
March 19, 2019 More

Life after death: The scale and salience of mortality exposure in sub-Saharan Africa
Emily Smith-Greenaway (University of Southern California)
April 23, 2019 More

Understanding Social Change: New Methods for Age-Period-Cohort Analysis
Christopher Winship (Harvard University)
May 21, 2019 More

Family Policies, Income Inequality, and Women’s Social Location: Mothers’ Employment in 22 Countries
Jennifer Hook (University of Southern California)
June 18, 2019 More

His and her earnings following parenthood in the US, Germany and UK
Kelly Musick (Cornell Universit)
October 22, 2019 More

Measuring health inequalities – and why we struggle to reduce them
Alastair Leyland (University of Glasgow)
November 12, 2019 More

Children's health lifestyles, technology use, and the reproduction of inequality
Stefanie Mollborn (University of Colorado Boulder)
December 10, 2019 More


Suessmilch Lectures 2018

Biomarker-based metrics of general health and aging for population surveys: Theory and progress
Alan Cohen (Université de Sherbrooke)
January 16, 2018

Does migration contribute to the African epidemiological transition?
Philippe Bocquier (Université catholique de Louvain)
February 27, 2018

Death in the Afternoon: Changing Patterns in US Mortality
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Anne C. Case (Princeton University)
April 10, 2018

Rotten Childhood: Decomposing Adult Mortality Effects of Early Life Adversity in the Utah Population Database
Ken R. Smith (The University of Utah)
May 15, 2018

The Midlife Mortality Crisis in the United States: An Examination of Recent Trends in Cause-Specific Mortality and Related Indicators of Distress among Adults Soon Moving into Midlife
Robert Hummer (The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)
May 29, 2018

Age-Period-Cohort Analysis: What Is It Good for?
Herbert L. Smith (University of Pennsylvania)
October 09, 2018

Understanding The Social Polarisation of Family Experience in the UK
Ann M. Berrington (University of Southampton)
November 20, 2018


Suessmilch Lectures 2017

Health Inequalities in Europe. New Insights from Comparative Studies
Johan P. Mackenbach (Erasmus University Medical Center)
January 31, 2017

Racial Health Disparities in the United States
Jay S. Kaufman (McGill University)
February 28, 2017

Family Ties, Internal Migration and Immobility
Clara H. Mulder (University of Groningen)
April 06, 2017

The Reversal of the Gender Gap in Education and Family Dynamics in Europe
Van Bavel, Jan (University of Leuven)
November 22, 2017


Suessmilch Lectures 2016

Expected and Unexpected Effects of Childbearing — A Methodologically and Politically Important Distinction that Tends to Be Ignored
Øystein Kravdal (University of Oslo)
January 19, 2016

Migration, Fertility and Population Replacement in Europe
Tomáš Sobotka (Vienna Institute of Demography)
February 16, 2016

The Demographic Diversity of Immigrant Populations in Australia
James Raymer (Australian National University)
March 02, 2016

Lecture during the Süßmilch Symposium “The Future of Demography” Part I
Elizabeth E. Bruch (University of Michigan)
Rebecca Sear (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine)
Uwe Sunde (Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich)
March 14, 2016

Interpreting Population Change: New Resources in Fecundity and Migration Research” within the Süßmilch Symposium “The Future of Demography” Part II
Jenna E. Nobles (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
April 12, 2016

Demography across Scales
Annette Baudisch (University of Southern Denmark)
April 26, 2016

Demography-Driven Discovery in the 21st Century: Challenges, Opportunities and Ambitions for a Wonderful Discipline
Emilio Zagheni (University of Washington)
May 02, 2016

The Future of Mortality Projections” within the Süßmilch Symposium “The Future of Demography” Part II
Fanny Janssen (University of Groningen)
May 11, 2016

Tilting vs. Stretching: A Comparative Statics Approach for Understanding the Importance of Changes in Fertility and Mortality for Population Aging
Joshua R. Goldstein (University of California)
June 28, 2016

Evaluating Multi-Regional Population Projections with Taylor´s Law of Mean-Variance  Scaling and Its Generalization
Joel E. Cohen (Rockefeller University)
December 01, 2016


Suessmilch Lectures 2015

Six Outstanding Problems in Developing Country Demography
Griffith Feeney (Scarsdale, NY)
April 14, 2015

Slow Fertility Transition in Africa
John Bongaarts (Population Council)
September 03, 2015

The Theory of Demographic Metabolism Applied to World Population and Human Capital Projections in the Context of Sustainable Development
Wolfgang Lutz (International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis & Vienna Institute of Demography)
September 22, 2015

The Theory of Planned Behavior: A Unifying Framework to Predict Behavior
Icek Ajzen (Aizen) (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
October 19, 2015

Studying Social Influence in Networks Using the Stochastic Actor-Oriented Model
Tom A. B. Snijders (University of Groningen)
October 21, 2015

Agent-Based Modelling in Demography: Epistemological and Methodological Challenges
Jakub Bijak (University of Southampton)
October 26, 2015

Lifespan Extension with Varying Cause-of-Death Trajectories
Ulrich Mueller (Federal Institute for Population Research)
October 27, 2015

Modeling Choice
Joan Walker (University of California)
October 28, 2015

Bongaarts Goes Bayesian
Leontine Alkema (University of Massachusetts Amherst)
November 23, 2015

Trends in the Association between Educational Attainment and U.S. Adult Mortality: Bringing Historical Context Back In
Mark D. Hayward (The University of Texas at Austin)
November 24, 2015

Population Density and Fertility in Developing Countries
David de la Croix (Catholic University of Leuven)
December 08, 2015

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