The Demography Workshop

The Demography Workshop, set up by the Population Research Center at NORC, helps make new and unique research accessible to the University of Chicago community and partners. The fall 2021 workshop is organized by the Center for the Economics of Human Development and will focus on topics related to early-life development such as intervention programs, parent-child interactions and other determinants of skills necessary for human flourishing.

For information about upcoming sessions, visit the workshop webpage.

Previous Presentation Recordings

November 18, 2021

Implementation of Reach Up and Learn – based public policy in Brazil: evidence from Boa Vista

Alexandra Brentani, Universidade de Sao Paulo


November 11, 2021

Early Childhood Development Interventions: The case of Psychosocial Stimulation

Pamela Jervis, University of Chile


November 4, 2021

The Nurture of Nature and the Nature of Nurture: How Genes and Investments Interact in the Formation of Skills

Victor Ronda, The University of Chicago


October 14, 2021

Adaptive Parenting and Children’s Emotional Development in Brilliant Black Families

Erika Bocknek, Wayne State University


October 7, 2021

Can Early Intervention have a Sustained Effect on Human Capital?

Orla Doyle, University College Dublin


September 30, 2021

Prenatal and Infancy Home Visiting in Germany: 7-Year Outcomes of a Randomized Trial

Malte Sandner, Institute for Employment Research