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PAA Presidential Address Topics: Where Are They Now?

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 then. Could they give...

 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

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

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2020 Census in the Pandemic Briefing Offers a Dose of Reality

July 9, 2020—Disruptions stemming from the coronavirus pandemic have forced the Census Bureau to adapt to rapidly changing conditions, making counting certain segments of the population more challenging, including college students and American Indians/Alaska Natives. This was the central take...

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Lost Our Census? Getting an Accurate 2020 Count during the COVID Pandemic

View the recording . View summary. The COVID-19 pandemic is exacerbating the challenge of conducting an inclusive, accurate, and efficient 2020 Census. The Census Bureau’s efforts to protect field staff forced them to temporarily suspend field operations and close local census offices....

 07-09-2020 | 13:00 - 14:00 ET

Insights on COVID-19 Impacts: International Comparisons and Possibilities

View recording. This webinar presented empirical insights on COVID-19 impacts based on analyses of extant data with a focus on and possibilities for international comparisons. Click presentations to see slides: Patrick Heuveline, UCLA – Comparative COVID-19 Mortality Indicators: An...

 07-15-2020 | 13:00 - 14:30 ET