Newsletter of the Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics


No 60. May 2012


ANNA CABRÉ'S PRESENCE IN THE MEDIA

  L'entrevista del 3/24. With Montse Jené (9/3/2012)
     
  El Matí de Catalunya Ràdio. With Manel Fuentes (27/4/2012)

 

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COLLOQUIUM SERIES

 

Venue: Sala Àngels Torrents, CED
Starts: 12:30
Colloquium Series

 

 
 
         

8.05.2012

James W. Vaupel. Founding Director of the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock; Head of the Laboratory of Survival and Longevity and the Laboratory of Evolutionary Biodemography

Conference: The Remarkable Rise of Longevity

 

15.05.2012

François Héran. EAPS President, Researcher and former director of the Institut National des Études Démographiques-INED



Conference: Recent trends in International Migration to Europe

 

29.05.2012

Hal Caswell. Distinguished Research Scholar. Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock

 

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Data Without Boundaries-DwB. Call: "Support for transnational access to official microdata"

The CED is taking part in the project Data Without Boundaries-DwB (2011-2015), which is funded by the European Commission FP7 Infrastructures programme. The consortium, consisting of 28 members, is coordinated by the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique-CNRS of France. Albert Esteve is the CED's chief researcher in the project.

The call for entries in the "Support for Transnational Access to Official Microdata - Call for Research Proposals under the FP7 EU Project Data without Boundaries (DwB)", which is part of the Data without Boundaries-DwB project, will be open until 15 May 2012 and offers the possibility of visits for researchers interested in working in different Centres and with official microdata.

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MASTER'S DEGREE IN REGIONAL AND POPULATION STUDIES

Pre-enrolment: The second pre-enrolment period for the Master's Degree in Regional and Population Studies-Autonomous University of Barcelona, ends on 15 June 2012.

Podeu consultar el web del Centre d'Estudis Demogràfics o de l'Escola de Postgrau de la Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona.

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CONFERENCES

03.05.2012 - 05.05.2012

Population Association of America. 2012 Annual Meeting

Organiser: Population Association of America-PAA

Venue: San Francisco (USA)

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15.05.2012 - 16.05.2012

Seminar: Studying migration through census data

Organisers: Centre d’Estudis Demogràfics; Institut d'Etudes Démographiques, Université de Bourdeaux-IEDUB; Institut National d'Etudes Démographiques-INED

Venue: Université Montesquieu Bordeaux IV, Burdeos (France)

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24.05.2012 - 25.05.2012

Latin-American Migrants Health Seeking Behaviours in Europe. International Technical Workshop with Qualitative Social Scientists

Organiser: Fundació Clinic per a la Recerca Biomèdica

Venue: Catalonia Public Health Agency & Health Studies Institut (Roc Boronat, 81 ‐ 95), Barcelona

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OTHER ACADEMIC ACTIVITIES AND PROFESSIONAL MEETINGS

09.05.2012


Anna Cabré is to give a lecture in the Postgraduate Fair at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) and will speak about the Master's Degree in Territorial Studies and Population-Demography. Postgraduate Hall (Room B9-1058), Department of Geography, UAB. Web


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EUROPEAN DOCTORAL SCHOOL OF DEMOGRAPHY

 

 

Success of the official announcement in order to study the European Doctoral School of Demography. Year 2012-2013

During the year 2012-2013, the CED is again hosting the European Doctoral School of Demography (EDSD), 8th Edition.

68 applications were submitted by students from 35 different countries. The selection to fill the 18 places offered by this doctoral program will be carried out during the month of May, through an International Evaluation Committee.

 


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The teachers and modules programmed for May are:

 

Teacher
Institution
Modules
Start
End
James Vaupel MPIDR Mathematical Demography
7/05/2012
11/05/2012
Albert Esteve CED Population Data and Summary Measures
14/05/2012
28/05/2012
François Héran INED Consequences of Demographic Change
16/05/2012
16/05/2012
Ajay Bailey University of Groningen Population Data and Summary Measures
17/05/2012
18/05/2012
Antonio D. Cámara CED Consequences of Demographic Change
21/05/2012
21/05/2012
Pau Miret CED Consequences of Demographic Change
22/05/2012
22/05/2012
Montserrat Solsona CED Consequences of Demographic Change
23/05/2012
23/05/2012
Ignacio Duque INE Consequences of Demographic Change
24/05/2012
25/05/2012
Hal Caswell Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Mathematical Demography
28/05/2012
01/06/2012

 


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During March and April, students from the European Doctoral School of Demography (EDSD) have prepared the preliminary exhibitions for the Research Projects. These will be presented throughout the month of July in the Àngels Torrents Lecture Room at the CED:

Student   CED Mentor   EDSD Mentor   Master Thesis Title
AZEVEDO, Alda   Juan A. Módenes / Julián López   Kène Henkens (Tilburg University)   Housing Patterns in the Southern European Countries: a Divergence and Convergence Analysis Trough 2009 EU-SILC Data
 
BRZOZOWSKA, Zuzanna   Albert Esteve   Laurent Toulemon (INED)  

Social and Regional Differences in Non-marital Childbearing: the Case of Poland 2000-2010

             
CISOTTO, Elisa   Albert Sabater / Andreu Domingo   Salvatore Strozza (Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II   Well-Being and Social Participation of Senior Migrants in Old Immigration Countries in Europe
             
DI NALLO, Alessandro   Marc Ajenjo   Joshua Goldstein (MPIDR)
  Parental Education and Time Allocation with Children
             
FRANKE, Sebastian   Rebecca Graziani   James W. Vaupel (MPIDR)
  Change in the Rate of Aging?
             
GALEANO, Juan   Andreu Domingo / Albert Sabater   Andreu Domingo (CED)   Patterns of Settlement and Residential Segregation of the Foreign Population in Spain
             
HERBERS, Daniel   Juan A. Módenes   Clara Mulder / Meredith Tavener (Groningen University)   Family Events, Housing and Well-Being at Older Ages
             
IMRAN, Abida   Antonio López   Véronique Hertrich (INED)   Economy of Marriage Market
             
KLESMENT, Martin   Pau Miret   Allan Puur (Estonian Institute for Population Studies)   Exit from and Re-entry to Labour Market
             
KOYCHEVA, Lora   Montserrat Solsona   Joshua Goldstein (MPIDR)   A Bundle of Paradox: Explaining The Fertility Boom During the Global Financial Crisis in Bulgaria
             
LALLO, Carlo   Amand Blanes   Alyson van Raalte (MPIDR)   Socio-Economic Inequalities in Death and Relationship with the Pension System
             
NEMETH, Laszlo   Iñaki Permanyer   Trifon Missov (MPIDR)   Frailty in Accelerated Failure Time Models
             
RUTIGLIANO, Roberta   Daniel Devolder   Jonas Helgertz (Lund University)   Comparing Swedish and Labor Migrant Couples in their Transition to Parenthood
             
SCHWANITZ, Katrin   Albert Esteve   Anne Gauthier (NIDI)   Familial Living Arrangements from a Comparative perspective
             
STIPKOVA, Martina   Joaquín Recaño   Emmanuelle Cambois (INED)   Health of Newborns in the Context of Changing Society and Reproduction Patterns: The case of the Czech Republic, 1990-2010
             
TRIMARCHI, Alessandra   Daniel Devolder   Alessandra de Rose (Sapienza, Università di Roma)   Are parents a Potential resource or constraint for Italian Fertility?
             
VILLARRAGA, Hernan   Albert Sabater   Juan A. Módenes (UAB/CED)   Analysis of Residential Mobility in Colombia: The Role of Individual, Household and Contextual Factors
             
ZUERAS, Pilar   Rocío Treviño / Marc Ajenjo   Anna Cabré (UAB/CED)   Living Arrangements of the Elderly

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VISITS FOR CED RESEARCHERS

Xiana Bueno finishes her stay at Harvard University

Xiana Bueno, a CED researcher has ended her three-month post-doctoral stay at the Department of Sociology, Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. She has worked on the project "Gender Equity and Fertility in Postindustrial Societies", which is headed by Professor Mary Brinton.

 

Joana Serret visits the MPIDR

Joana Serret, a doctoral student in Demography at the CED and grant holder of the Ministry of Education, Culture and Sports University Teacher Training Programme will be visiting the Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research-MPIDR in Rostock (Germany) from 7-19 May 2012 under the auspices of the Demo-Doc Network initiative.

 

 

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DEMOGRAPHY IN SECONDARY EDUCATION

 

The CED is conducting a program on science diffusion where the aim is to bring the studies in demography closer to high school students.

 

Anna Cabré in IES Can Jofresa in Terrassa

On the 17th of April, Anna Cabré gave a conference at the IES Can Jofresa, in Terrassa, in front of 60 A-level students. This activity is inscribed within the Knowledge Exhibition, organized by the Municipality of Terrassa, which has the objective of bringing closer universities, research, innovation and knowledge to secondary schools.

 

 

 

Students from the Secondary School Taradell visited the CED

On the 25th of April, the CED welcomed two groups of 3rd of ESO students from IES Taradell (Osona). After visiting the facilities of the CED, there was a presentation regarding the studies in demography and the research that is being done in this centre. These students also visited the Department of Geography of the UAB.

 

 



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PUBLICACIONS

Books Chapters

 

RECAÑO, Joaquín (2012). "The impact of the global financial crisis on migration to and remittance flows from Spain". SIRKECI, Ibrahim; COHEN, Jeffrey H.; RATHA, Dilip (Ed.). Migration and Remittances during the Global Financial Crisis and Beyond. The World Bank Group. ISBN: 978-0-8213-8826-6

 

Articles

 

   
  PUJADAS-MORA, Joana-Maria (2012). "La cuantificación demográfica y epidemiológica en el higienismo balear, 1850-1930". Dynamis. Acta Hispanica ad Medicinae Scientiarumque Historiam Illustrandam, 32 (1), pp. 165-184.

 

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