Yale University


Inequality and Life Course Workshop (Soc. 595a/b)

Winter/Spring 2014

Christopher Wildeman

The workshop focuses on theoretical and methodological issues in the areas of the life course (education, training, labor markets, aging as well as family demography), social inequality (class structures, stratification, and social mobility) and related topics. The core of the workshop is devoted to the discussion of ongoing research by faculty and graduate students. The workshop will also include lectures and hands-on practical training in select topics in quantitative research methodology.

210 Prospect Street, Room 203

Fridays, 2:30-4:00 PM


Workshop Schedule and Speakers

Date Speaker Topic
Jan 24 Anna Haskins Mass Imprisonment and the Intergenerational Transmission of Disadvantage: Paternal Incarceration and Children’s Cognitive Skill Development
Jan 31 Gregory Huber Felony status, Participation, and Political Reintegration: Results from a field experiment
Feb 7 Michael Rendall Black-White Disparities in Long-term Displacement from New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina

Feb 14

Lloyd Grieger Relationships Across Borders: Contextual Influences on the Embeddedness of Adolescent Romantic Relationships
Feb 21 Richard Breen

Endogenous Selection Bias in Studies of Intergenerational Mobility

Feb 28

Vida Maralani Food for Thought: The Wages and Work Patterns of Women Who Breastfeed Their Children
Mar 7 Pamela Smock "Demography" Turns 50: Reflections on Five Decades of Family Demography

Mar 13


Mar 21

Mar 28 Van Tran Paradox of Integration and Inequality: New Evidence of Latino Assimilation in the U.S.
Apr 4 Michael Sierra-Arevalo Legal Cynicism and Protective Gun Ownership Among Repeat Offenders in Chicago

Apr 11

Inkwan Chung Intragenerational Income Mobility and Overall Inequality- Evidence from NLSY79
Apr 18

James Abbott

Risk and the Decline of Sex Among Teenagers
Apr 25 David Lam Family Size of Women and Children During the Demographic Transition

Papers are only available to participants of this workshop. If you are not a participant and you would like to request a paper, please contact the speaker directly.