Frontiers in Mortality, Risk & Insurance Seminar Series


The Center for Demography of Health and Aging, the Department of Risk & Insurance, and the La Follette School of Public Affairs at the University of Wisconsin-Madison are pleased to announce a joint seminar series for the 2023-2024 academic year. This weekly seminar series explores frontier research in health/mortality, risk, and insurance. The seminar will occur on Fridays from 3:00-4:15pm in Grainger Hall, Room 1280 (975 University Ave, Madison, WI).

The series is co-hosted by Héctor Pifarré i Arolas, Anita Mukherjee, and Jason Fletcher.

Fall 2023 Schedule

September 8, 2023: “Moral Hazard Induced Unraveling,” Cameron Ellis, University of Iowa (paper)

September 15, 2023: No Seminar

September 22, 2023:Family Trees and Falling Apples: Intergenerational Mobility Estimates from U.S. Genealogy Data,” Joe Price, Brigham Young University

September 29, 2023: No Seminar

October 6, 2023: “Enhancing Health Data at the U.S. Census Bureau,” Victoria Udalova, U.S. Census Bureau

October 13, 2023: (Title TBA) Ian Duncan, University of California Santa Barbara

October 20, 2023: “Worker Valuation of Retirement Benefits,” Allison Cole, Arizona State University

October 27, 2023: “Early-Life Exposures and Later-Life Mortality,” Hamid Noghanibehambari, Austin Peay University

November 3, 2023: “Application of Age-Period-Cohort Model to identify Barker Effects in Time Series of Mortality Rates,” Alberto Palloni, University of Wisconsin-Madison

November 10, 2023: “Innovations in Mortality Analysis,” Josh Goldstein, University of California Berkley

November 17, 2023: (Title TBA), Yiqun Chen, University of Illinois-Chicago

November 24, 2023: NO MEETING – Thanksgiving Break

December 1, 2023: “What Do, and Don’t, We Learn from Mortality Disparities?,” Elizabeth Wrigley Field, University of Minnesota

December 8, 2023: **VIRTUAL ONLY** (Title TBA), Sarah Miller, University of Michigan

December 15, 2023: NO MEETING – Final Exams

If you would like to subscribe to the seminar email list, please email Grace Herndon.