New Access to German Admnistrative 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.
Professor Ed Walker wrote an op-ed in New York Times about the important differences between corporation-organized and grass-roots social movements.
Prof. Edward Walker stated that consultants are beginning to provide grassroots mobilizing services to paying clients in his book called “Grassroots for Hire: Public Affairs Consultants in American Democracy.”
Prof. Matthew Kahn identified a couple of trends where individuals feel greater incentive to go green.
NICHD’s Population Dynamics Branch supports research on a range of topics, including the factors that make populations rise and fall, such as fertility and mortality. Here’s what branch chief Rebecca Clark had to say http://www.nichd.nih.gov/news/resources/spotlight/Pages/072115-pop-dynamics.aspx
Prof. Edward Walker stated “when businesses face major threats that could potentially harm their whole industry, these kinds of ‘grassroots’ campaigns start to happen in a pretty serious way.” Article: http://mashable.com/2015/07/15/short-term-rentals-lobbying/
Prof. Michael Stoll explained why the 20 metropolitan areas are losing the greatest share of local people to other parts of the U.S. between July 2013 and July 2014.