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  • Early-Life Poverty and Awakening Cortisol in Adolescence: Examining Cumulative Exposure and Timing | DuPRI
    15 2012 Location Social Sciences 111 Speaker Michael McFarland Princeton University Abstract The deleterious effects of poverty vis à vis mental and physical health are routinely argued to operate at least in part via dysregulation of the hypothalamus pituitary adrenal HPA axis although empirical examinations connecting poverty with HPA axis functioning are rare The timing of poverty represents a particularly neglected aspect of this relationship This study utilizes prospective data

    Original URL path: https://dupri.duke.edu/event/early-life-poverty-and-awakening-cortisol-adolescence-examining-cumulative-exposure-and-timing (2016-02-13)
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  • Health and Aging in Malawi: Evidence from the Malawi Longitudinal Study of Families and Health | DuPRI
    of Families and Health Fall 2012 11 29 2012 Location Social Sciences 111 Speaker Hans Peter Kohler University of Pennsylvania Abstract Hans Peter Kohler Ph D is currently the Frederick J Warren Professor of Demography in the Department of Sociology and a Research Associate in the Population Studies Center at the University of Pennsylvania His primary research focuses on fertility and health in developing and developed countries A key characteristic

    Original URL path: https://dupri.duke.edu/event/health-and-aging-malawi-evidence-malawi-longitudinal-study-families-and-health (2016-02-13)
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  • Systems of Care and Systems of Corrections: Spillover Effects from Incarceration to Health Care | DuPRI
    the Media Announcements Conferences and Workshops Duke Events Calendar Contact Fulltext search Home Training DuPRI Training Events DuPRI Seminar Series Systems of Care and Systems of Corrections Spillover Effects from Incarceration to Health Care Systems of Care and Systems of Corrections Spillover Effects from Incarceration to Health Care Fall 2012 12 06 2012 Location Social Sciences 111 Speaker Jason Schnittker University of Pennsylvania Abstract Incarceration research catalogues its direct negative impact on former inmates and their families though the effects of punishment clearly spill over to affect broader economic and political institutions as well To further expand the scope of incarceration research this study examines spillover effects between state level incarceration rates and the functioning of the U S health care system Using a large individual level data set matched to state level data we find that individuals residing in states with a larger number of former prison inmates have diminished access to care less access to specialists reduced physician trust and less satisfaction with the care they receive net of a variety of individual level control variables These spillover effects are deep in the sense that they affect even those least likely to be personally affected by incarceration including

    Original URL path: https://dupri.duke.edu/event/systems-care-and-systems-corrections-spillover-effects-incarceration-health-care (2016-02-13)
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  • Duke Doctoral students Ryan Brown and Wendy Brynildsen share presentations | DuPRI
    the Media Announcements Conferences and Workshops Duke Events Calendar Contact Fulltext search Home Training DuPRI Training Events DuPRI Seminar Series Duke Doctoral students Ryan Brown and Wendy Brynildsen share presentations Duke Doctoral students Ryan Brown and Wendy Brynildsen share presentations Spring 2012 02 02 2012 Location Perkins Library Breedlove Room Speaker Ryan Brown Wendy Brynildsen Abstract This seminar will be co presented by two Duke Doctoral students Ryan Brown Economics

    Original URL path: https://dupri.duke.edu/event/duke-doctoral-students-ryan-brown-and-wendy-brynildsen-share-presentations (2016-02-13)
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  • Exposure to Violence During Childhood is Associated with Telomere Erosion from 5 to 10 Years of Age: A Longitudinal Study | DuPRI
    Series Exposure to Violence During Childhood is Associated with Telomere Erosion from 5 to 10 Years of Age A Longitudinal Study Exposure to Violence During Childhood is Associated with Telomere Erosion from 5 to 10 Years of Age A Longitudinal Study Spring 2012 02 16 2012 Location Perkins Library Breedlove Room Speaker Idan Shalev Duke Psychology and Neuroscience Abstract There is increasing interest in discovering mechanisms that mediate the effects

    Original URL path: https://dupri.duke.edu/event/exposure-violence-during-childhood-associated-telomere-erosion-5-10-years-age-longitudinal (2016-02-13)
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  • Climate Change and Local Environmental Stress on Migration in Nang Rong, Thailand | DuPRI
    Services Funding Opportunities Pivot COS Scholars Duke News Events News Events In the Media Announcements Conferences and Workshops Duke Events Calendar Contact Fulltext search Home Training DuPRI Training Events DuPRI Seminar Series Climate Change and Local Environmental Stress on Migration in Nang Rong Thailand Climate Change and Local Environmental Stress on Migration in Nang Rong Thailand Spring 2012 02 24 2012 Location Sociology Psychology 329 Speaker Sara Curran University of Washington Abstract Scholars point to climate change often in the form of more frequent and severe drought as a potential driver of migration in the developing world particularly in populations that rely on agriculture for their livelihoods To date however there have been few large scale longitudinal studies that explore the relationship between climate change and migration This study significantly extends current scholarship by evaluating distinctive effects of slow onset climate change and short term extreme events upon different migration outcomes Our analysis models the effect of the environment as measured by Normalized Difference Vegetation Index NDVI and the occurrence of El Nino Southern Oscillation ENSO events on labor and return migration to Nang Rong Our preliminary findings indicate that reduced vegetation health is associated with higher rates of labor

    Original URL path: https://dupri.duke.edu/event/climate-change-and-local-environmental-stress-migration-nang-rong-thailand (2016-02-13)
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  • Endogenous Selection Bias | DuPRI
    Spring 2012 03 01 2012 Location Perkins Library Breedlove Room Speaker Felix Elwert University of Wisconsin Abstract Selection bias is a central problem for causal inference in the social sciences Quite how central a problem it is however is often obscured by ambiguous terminology needlessly technical presentations and narrow rules of thumb This paper uses directed acyclic graphs DAGs to advance a precise yet intuitive global definition of endogenous selection

    Original URL path: https://dupri.duke.edu/event/endogenous-selection-bias (2016-02-13)
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  • Population Change and Economic Inequality: Theory and Evidence on Two Proximate Influences | DuPRI
    Workshops Duke Events Calendar Contact Fulltext search Home Training DuPRI Training Events DuPRI Seminar Series Population Change and Economic Inequality Theory and Evidence on Two Proximate Influences Population Change and Economic Inequality Theory and Evidence on Two Proximate Influences Spring 2012 03 15 2012 Location Perkins Library Breedlove Room Speaker Parfait Eloundou Cornell University Abstract Past macro level research linking population and economic development has emphasized national averages Studies in

    Original URL path: https://dupri.duke.edu/event/population-change-and-economic-inequality-theory-and-evidence-two-proximate-influences (2016-02-13)
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