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Summer Workshop Series

This year, the Center for Population Dynamics (CePoD) is sponsoring a series of informal methodological conversations. Faculty and graduate students are welcome to join in the conversation and help your colleagues with their methodological conundrums (and there will be pizza too).

Meetings are Wednesdays in June from 12-1:30 in Social Sciences 209.

2013 Summer Schedule

Date

Topics

Facilitators

June 5

Representative Sampling in Rural Areas: Is satellite imagery part of the solution?

TBA

June 12

Census and ACS data: Thinking carefully about comparability

TBA

June 19

TBA; Send suggestions to Jennifer Glick (jglick@asu.edu)

TBA

June 26

Measuring Aspirations, Expectations or Intentions: Why should we try this in population surveys?

TBA

 


Schedule Archive

2010

(Download 2010 Schedule, PDF)

Date

Topics

Facilitators

June 2

Introduction
to complex datasets

Jennifer Glick, CePoD, ASU

June 9

Working with missing data; propensity score matching
techniques

Stephanie Ayers, SIRC, ASU

June 16

Growth models

Steven Haas, CePoD, ASU

June 23

Instrumental Variable Methods

Chris Herbst, Public Affairs, ASU

June 30

Discrete time multi-level hazard models

Scott Yabiku, CePoD, ASU

2009

(Download 2009 Schedule, PDF)

Date

Topics

Facilitators

5/27/09

Introduction and kick off meeting – why write a grant proposal?

Jennifer Glick

6/10/09

Getting through the ASU submission process – Vicki Krell Presenting

Scott Yabiku

6/17/09

New changes in the review process at NIH

Jennifer Glick and Laura Hanish

6/24/09

Grant writing strategies: Specific Aims

Jennifer Glick

7/1/09

No official meeting – writing

 

7/08/09

Grant writing strategies: Data and Methods

Scott Yabiku

7/15/09

No official meeting- writing

 

7/22/09

Submit proposals to workshop participants. Discussion of how proposals are reviewed and how to respond to feedback

Jennifer Glick

8/5/09

No meeting – reviewing proposals

 

8/12/09

No meeting – reviewing proposals

 

8/19/09

Feedback to participants; Summary of grant writing progress

Jennifer Glick

2008

Date

Topics

Facilitators

5/14/08

Introductions, brainstorming (conference papers, ’08-’09 colloquia, research projects and proposals)

Scott Yabiku

5/21/08

Discussion of what should be the fundamentals of demographic training

Jennifer Glick and Sarah Hayford

5/28/08

Dataset Overview: The National Survey of Family Growth (NSFG)

Sarah Hayford

6/4/08

Urban/Suburban Development and Immigration in the U.S. Southwest--A Case Study of Buckeye, AZ

Haruna Fukui

6/11/08

Thinking about research projects involving Phoenix-area data collection

Scott Yabiku and Jennifer Glick

6/18/08

Presentation of Research Program

Gerardo Chowell-Puente

6/25/08

Using data from ICPSR: ASCII Files, Setup Files, Transport Files—What do I do with them?

Scott Yabiku

7/2/08

Biomarkers and demographic research

Steven Haas and Scott Yabiku

7/9/08

Introduction to The South Phoenix Collaborative research program

Alex Brewis

7/30/08

Discussion of GIS and Spatial Analysis

Elizabeth Wentz

8/6/08

Presentation of Research Program

Sarah Hayford

8/13/08

Presentation of Research Program

Jenny Trinitapoli

8/20/08

Summer wrap up and goals for CePoD in 2008-09

Victor Agadjanian

2007

Date

Topics

Facilitators

5/16/07

Introduction
Suggestions and modifications of upcoming sessions

All (summer projects and goals)

5/23/07

Thinking about research projects involving Phoenix-area data collection

Scott Yabiku

5/30/07

Brainstorming session (conference papers, ’07-’08 colloquia suggestions, research projects and proposals)

Scott Yabiku

6/6/07

Dataset Overview: the Child Development Supplement of the Panel Study of Income Dynamics (PSID)

Sandi Simpkins

6/13/07

Dataset Overview: the Early Childhood Longitudinal Studies (Kindergarten and Birth Cohorts)

Jen Glick

6/20/07

Dataset Overview: Health and Retirement Study (HRS)

Steve Haas

6/27/07

Preparing Manuscripts for Publication; the Review and Revision Process
Stat Software Workshop: Mysteries of Stata, SAS, SPSS, or M+

Scott Yabiku

7/11/07

International Data at CePoD: Nepal, Mozambique, and more

Scott Yabiku

7/18/07

Social Networks in Demographic Research

David Schaefer

7/25/07

Dataset Overview: Add Health

Mary Benin

8/1/07

Introduction to Growth Curve Modeling

Steve Haas

8/8/07

Introducing new CePoD Faculty & Grant Proposal Writing Information

Jenny Trinitapoli, Sarah Hayford, Jen Glick

8/15/07

Experiences with Primary Data Collection

Victor Agadjanian

2006

Date

Topics

Facilitators

5/24/06

Introduction; Suggestions for upcoming sessions;
Planning workgroups/ facilitators

Jennifer Glick

5/31/06

Brainstorming session (PAA papers; ’06-’07 Colloquia suggestions, etc.)

Jennifer Glick

6/7/06

1) Conference Practice Talk #1
2) Tips for Comprehensive Exams

Winfred Avogo, Mary Benin

6/14/06

Grant Application Workshop #1

Jennifer Glick

6/21/06

Grant Application Workshop #2

Jennifer Glick

6/28/06

Ad Health Data Clinic

Scott Yabiku

7/5/06

Preparing Manuscripts for Publication-general discussion

Jennifer Glick

7/12/06

1) Conference Practice Talk #2;
2) SAS Workshop

Littisha Scott, Scott Yabiku

7/19/06

Preparing Manuscripts for Publication-presentation

Mary Benin

7/26/06

Introduction to M+

Mary Benin

8/2/06

1) Conference Practice Talk #3
2) Introduction to STATA

Li Zhu, Jennifer Glick

8/9/06

Multilevel Modeling Workshop

Scott Yabiku

 

 

 
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