CU Population Center

Institute of Behavioral Science

Congratulations to the recipients of CUPC travel funding

Dr. Ryan Brown (Assistant Professor of Economics, CU Denver)

Presenting “The Impact of Access to Clean Water on Cognitive and Physical Development: Evidence from Mexico’s Programa de Agua Limpia.” The Pacific Conference for Development Economics, which is for scholars in development economics, particularly those working on issues related to population health. UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California.

Dr. Hani Mansour (Associate Professor of Economics, CU Denver)

Presenting “The Labor Market Effects of Immigration Enforcement”, which studies the impact of Secure Communities, a Federal immigration enforcement program, on the labor market outcomes of undocumented immigrants, and the labor market outcomes of citizens. Society of Labor Economists Annual Meeting, Berlin, Germany.

Dr. Fernando Riosmena (Associate Professor of Geography, CU Boulder)

Presenting research on environmental dimensions of Mexico-US migration at mini-conference on race/ethnic identification and discrimination in Mexico. El Colegio México, Mexico City. Also participating in a project meeting with a colleague at the Center for Research and Higher Education in Social Anthropology (CIESAS), addressing race/ethnic identification measures in Censuses and Surveys.

Dr. Adrian J. Shin (Assistant Professor of Political Science, CU Boulder)

Presenting “Into the Woods: Migration and Bretton Woods Institutions”, which traces the importance of changing migration dynamics in the 1970s, particularly after the 1973 oil crisis, in order to understand how population movements from the Global South to the Global North became an important consideration in restructuring the global economic regime, including the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank. 13th Annual Conference of the Political Economy of International Organization, Vancouver, BC.

Juhee Woo (PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology, CU Boulder)

Presenting “Smoking Initiation, Continuation, and Discontinuation among Socioeconomically Disadvantaged African American Women Smokers”, which is one chapter of her dissertation. The research will contribute to reducing racial ethnic disparities in cigarette smoking and health. Sociologists for Women in Society (SWS) Winter Conference, San Diego, California.