News: PAA 2013 Session on International and Domestic Migration, Children and Families

I was pleased to have the opportunity to organize a session on "International and Domestic Migration, Children and Families" at the upcoming 2013 meetings of the Population Association of America.  I had a large number of high quality submissions addressing a host of sub-topics-- it was extremely challenging to narrow down the selection to only... Continue Reading →

Career Mentoring Breakfast at EPC 2012

The European Association of Population Studies (who, along with the local organizing committee, put on the bi-annual European Population Conference) are very committed to cultivating the next generation of Population Scientists. To this end, a Career Mentoring Event is organized at each EPC. This year I had the pleasure of organizing the event, which took place... Continue Reading →

Conferences: EPC 2012

On Thursday, June 14, 2012, I presented work conducted as part of my postdoctoral research position at the European Population Conference in Stockholm, Sweden. The paper, entitled "Timing preferences for family formation among immigrant and majority groups in Europe," is a collaboration with Helga de Valk of NIDI and the Free University Brussels. Using data... Continue Reading →

Conferences: PAA 2012

On Thursday May 3rd, 2012, I presented research from my dissertation at the Population Association of America annual meetings in San Francisco, CA, USA. The paper, "Love, Marriage, Then the Baby Carriage? Marriage Timing and Childbearing in Sweden," was well received. As noted by discussant Megan Sweeney (UCLA), many factors shape the transition to marriage... Continue Reading →

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