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Captured during a variety of events and programs sponsored by the Alumni Association, distinguished faculty member present talks on aspects of population and demography.

Faculty Feature: Population & Demography Princeton University

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Captured during a variety of events and programs sponsored by the Alumni Association, distinguished faculty member present talks on aspects of population and demography.

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    Is Demography Destiny? U.S. Diversification and its Discontents

    Is Demography Destiny? U.S. Diversification and its Discontents

    Marta Tienda, the Maurice P. During Professor in Demographic Studies, Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, and Director of the Program in Latino Studies, discusses the importance of U.S. diversification trends. By focusing on the elements of age structure, education, and electoral politics, Professor Tienda explains the social, economic, and policy implications of these diversification trends. Presented as part of Alumni Day 2013.

    • 56 min
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    Inequality at Birth: Some Causes and Consequences

    Inequality at Birth: Some Causes and Consequences

    Janet Currie *88, Henry Putnam Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, and the Director for the Center for Health and Wellbeing, discusses the causes and consequences of health in early life. By examining the impact of birth weight upon test scores and future earnings through various studies and peripheral research, Professor Currie presents the strong connection between health at birth and future economic and educational circumstances. Presented as part of Alumni Day 2013.

    • 57 min
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    The Political Economy of Illegal Migration

    The Political Economy of Illegal Migration

    Douglas S. Massey *78, Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, presents his 30 years of research on migration from Mexico into the U.S and the history of Mexican migrant and guest worker arrangements in the U.S., deportation campaigns, illegal migration, border patrol legislation, etc. Presented as part of Alumni Day 2011.

    • 55 min
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    America’s Immigration Policy Fiasco

    America’s Immigration Policy Fiasco

    Douglas S. Massey *78, Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School,  discussed how current U.S. immigration policy speaks less about immigration realities and more about Americans’ hopes and aspirations and fears and apprehensions. Presented on the occassion of the Many Minds, Many Stripes conference for Princeton's graduate alumni.

    • 37 min

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