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PAA 2021 Update: New Details Available

Dear Fellow PAA Members: We write to update you on our emerging plans for PAA 2021. While we wish we were meeting in person, we’re working very hard to try and make our virtual meeting as fantastic as possible. Today, we wanted to provide you with a few vital...

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A Note Regarding PAA 2021 Registration Rates

As we plan for a virtual PAA 2021, we are aiming to maximize your professional experience and prioritize high-quality scholarly exchanges that advance population research. Additionally, we are seeking ways to create an experience that allows for the meaningful interactions that most effectively...

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PAA Presidential Address Topics: Where Are They Now?

View the recording . In what we hope will be the first of a regular series of similar events, this panel session features four PAA Past Presidents reviewing the main points of their respective PAA Presidential addresses and commenting on how demographic and social changes have evolved since...

 12-08-2020 | 12:00 - 13:30 ET

PAA 2021 Applied Demography Conference

PAA is excited about providing applied demographers with a unique opportunity to participate in a conference built to showcase their work, strengthen their personal network, and to bring the applied demography community together. Join us virtually February 2-4, 2021, for this first-ever event! ...

 02-02-2021 09:00 - 02-04-2021 17:00 ET

The Mortality Impact of COVID-19

View recording . Presentations include: Reductions in 2020 US life expectancy due to COVID-19 and the disproportionate impact on the Black and Latino populations? Theresa Andrasfay and Noreen Goldman Assessing the Impact of the Covid-19 Pandemic on US Mortality: A County-Level...

 11-19-2020 | 14:00 - 15:30 ET

Demographics of Racial Violence

View the recording . Moderator: Bradley L. Hardy, American University Panelists: Amy Kate Bailey, University of Illinois at Chicago Nicole E. Jones, University of Florida Trevon D. Logan, The Ohio State University Goleen Samari, Columbia University Alyasah "Ali" Sewell, Emory...

 09-29-2020 | 13:00 - 14:30 ET

Demographic Insights into COVID-19: The Importance of Age, Sex, Family and… Denominators

View the recording. PAA President, Dr. Eileen Crimmins and Vice-President Sara Curran will host and moderate presentations from four esteemed colleagues. Jennifer Dowd (Oxford University): Overview of Traditional Demography and COVID So Far Steven Goodreau (University of Washington):...

 05-27-2020 | 13:00 - 14:30 ET

COVID-19 in Sub-Saharan Africa

Join PAA members on October 15 for this webinar to discuss COVID-19 in sub-saharan Africa. View the recording. Moderator: Philip Anglewicz, Johns Hopkins University Presentations include: “The impact of COVID-19 on economic status in Kenya, Burkina Faso, Nigeria, and Democratic...

 10-15-2020 | 12:00 - 13:30 ET

Transformative Allyship: Demographers as Catalysts for Change in Diversity,

View the Recording . Demographers share their best practices as allies in supporting diversity, equality, and inclusion at the undergraduate, graduate, postdoctoral, and faculty level in demography. Growing racial/ethnic disparities in COVID-19 infection and deaths, the recent deaths of...

 08-04-2020 | 13:00 - 14:30 ET

Data Collection during the Pandemic: Challenges and Opportunities

View recording. Data collection in countries of the Global South has been dominated by face-to-face interviews. Absence of sampling frame, poor quality of telephone and internet connectivity and absence of civil registration systems has led to a reliance on household surveys as the primary...

 08-18-2020 | 11:30 - 13:00 ET