Researcher Gary Gates stated that a gay person can stay closer to home and still find a higher level of social inclusion with the growing acceptance of LGBT community. Article: http://www.nationaljournal.com/next-america/economic-empowerment/we-have-marriage-equality-what-happens-now
Prof. Robert Mare’s research on Trends in Educational Assortative Marriage from 1940 to 2003 shows that educational intermarriage is less common today than at any point over the past half century. According to Gary Gates, cities known for being LGBT-friendly (New York, Washington, Miami, etc.) have disproportionate numbers of gay men, but not of lesbians. Consequently, […]
Prof. Bridget Freisthler highlighted the differences between high and low income group in mobilizing marijuana dispensaries out of their neighboorhood. Article: http://www.nbcnews.com/news/us-news/unlicensed-marijuana-stores-grow-weeds-la-n412541
Prof. Edward Walker labels this mobilization of the masses by a corporation as “The Uber-ization of Activism.” Article: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/frank-islam/super-uber-or-uber-stupor_b_7977678.html
Prof. Edward Walker voiced his opinion on the Uber-ization of activism. Article:http://newsroom.ucla.edu/stories/ucla-faculty-voice-the-uber-ization-of-activism
There will be an NBER Cohort Studies Data Users Conference on Friday, December 11, 2015, at the California Center for Population Research at UCLA. This is a one-day conference. Attendance is open to faculty and to graduate students. Thanks to NIH funding, support is available for lodging and travel (coach fare only, of course). If you […]
New Access to German Administrative Data at CCPR
California Center for Population Research (CCPR) and The Research Data Center of the German Federal Employment Agency (FDZ) are delighted to announce the opening of the sixth access point for on-site access to FDZ data in the US! CCPR at the University of California (UCLA) teamed […]
Prof. Donald Treiman and Sociology graduate student John Sullivan are featured on the UCLA College of Letters and Sciences website news.
John Sullivan is the first recipient of the Treiman Fellowship.
Prof. Edward Walker commented on the issue with police brutality toward minorities. Article: http://www.wsj.com/articles/a-year-after-ferguson-black-lives-matter-still-wields-influence-1439143426
Professor Paul Ong’s study stated that the problem with rising housing price is compounded by a widening income gap between the area’s richest and poorest residents.