Family Demography

Ruth Morales

Ruth
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graduate student associates
Department of Economics
UC Santa Barbara
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Graduate Student Fellow

Ruth Morales is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Economics at UC Santa Barbara. Before starting at UCSB, she earned both a B.A. and M.A. in economics from San Diego State University. Her primary research interests are in labor economics and public economics. She is especially interested in investigating outcomes related to education, crime, and immigration policies. Her current lines of research focus on the demographic effects of the Bracero Program and on the impact of college-level remedial education reform in the community college system.

 

Zhian Chen

Zhian Chen
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graduate student associates
Department of Anthropology
UC Santa Barbara
Broom Center Affiliation(s)

Graduate Student Fellow

I am a graduate student in the Integrative Anthropological Sciences program, and I graduated with my bachelor’s degrees in biological anthropology and environmental studies at UCSB. My primary interests include human behavior ecology, especially in parental investment and demographic transition, and variability selection hypothesis. My current research focuses on examining over-investment behavior, especially in developing countries, through major concepts of HBE such as adaptive trade-offs and optimality model.

Eunseo Kang

Eunseo
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graduate student associates
Department of Economics
UC Santa Barbara
Broom Center Affiliation(s)

Graduate Student Fellow

I am a Ph.D. student in the Department of Economics at UC Santa Barbara. I graduated from Yonsei University in Seoul, Korea with B.A and M.A in Economics. My research interests include education, labor economics along with applied econometrics. Currently, I am working on the project about the impact of international students on the US higher education.

Yader Lanuza

Yader Lanuza
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research associates
Sociology
University of California, Santa Barbara
Assistant Professor

 

 

Yader R. Lanuza is assistant professor of sociology at UC Santa Barbara. His research examines the causes and consequences of social inequality in three domains: education, family and the criminal justice system. He focuses largely, though not exclusively, on the experiences of immigrants and their offspring from Latin America and Asia.

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