Visiting Demographer Colter Mitchell and Emma Aguila this Thursday

Mon, February 4, 2019
Visiting Demographer Colter Mitchell and Emma Aguila this Thursday
Visiting Demographer Colter Mitchell and Emma Aguila speak at PRC sponsored events.

Thursday, February 7th  ∙ RLP 1.302D ∙ 12:00 – 1:00 pm

PRC Methods Talk: Visiting Demographer Colter Mitchell (Michigan PSC) presents “Collecting and Analyzing Epigenetic Data”

Dr. Mitchell’s research focuses on the causes and consequences of family formation behavior. He examines how social context such as neighborhood resources and values influence family processes and how those processes interplay with an individual’s genetic and epigenetic makeup to influence behavior, wellbeing, and health. His research also includes the development of new methods for integrating the collection and analysis of biological and social data.

Thursday, February 7th ∙ SRH 3.122 ∙ 12:15 – 1:30 pm

Emma Aguila (University of Southern California) presents "Improving Health and Wellbeing of Older Adults: Findings from an Experiment in Mexico"

Dr. Aguila is an Assistant Professor in the University of Southern California's Sol Price School of Public Policy with expertise in the economics of aging, health economics, and applied economics. She was previously a Senior Economist and Director of the RAND Center for Latin American Social Policy (CLASP). Her research interests include pension reform, saving for retirement, access to social security benefits and healthcare for vulnerable elderly population, and the interrelation between socioeconomic status and health.
Sponsored by: LBJ School of Public Affairs, Texas Aging and Longevity Center, Population Research Center

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