Education and Professional Experience
Assistant to Full Professor, Department of Economics, and Research Associate, Center for the Study of Demography and Population Health, Florida State University. August 1990 - present.
Visiting Research Fellow, Population Research Center, University of Texas-Austin, August 1998-July 1999
Visiting Assistant Professor, Departments of Demography and Economics, University of California, Berkeley. January-June 1993.
Visiting Professor of Economics, Center for Regional Development and Planning (CEDEPLAR), Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, Belo Horizonte, Brazil. 1989-1990.
Assistant Analyst, Congressional Budget Office, Human Resources and Community Development Division, Washington, DC. 1981-1983.
Ph.D. in Economics, University of California, Berkeley, December 1988.
B.S. in Economics, University of Wisconsin-Madison, May 1981.
Selected Papers and Publications
CP Schmertmann, RM Assunção, and JE Potter "Knox meets Cox: Adapting Epidemiological Space-Time Statistics to Demographic Studies". Demography 47(3):629-650. 2010.
JE Potter, CP Schmertmann, RM Assunção & SM Cavenaghi, "Mapping the Timing, Pace, and Scale of the Fertility Transition in Brazil". Population and Development Review 36(2):283-307. 2010.
CP Schmertmann, JE Potter, and SM Cavenaghi, "Exploratory Analysis of Spatial Patterns in Brazil’s Fertility Transition". Population Research and Policy Review27(1):1-15. 2008.
RM Assunção, CP Schmertmann, JE Potter, and SM Cavenaghi "Empirical Bayes Estimation of Demographic Schedules for Small Areas". Demography 42(3):537-558. 2005
CP Schmertmann, "A System of Model Fertility Schedules with Graphically Intuitive Parameters". Demographic ResearchÂ 9-5:82-110. 2003
JE Potter, CP Schmertmann, and SM Cavenaghi, "Fertility and Development: Evidence from Brazil". Demography 39(4):739-761. 2002.
CP Schmertmann, "A Simple Method for Estimating Age-Specific Rates from Sequential Cross-Sections", Demography 39(2):287-310. 2002.
CP Schmertmann, "Fertility Estimation from Open Birth Interval Data", Demography 36(4):505-519. 1999.
CP Schmertmann, "Estimating Multistate Transition Hazards from Last-Move Data", Journal of the American Statistical Association, 94 (445):53-63. 1999.
CP Schmertmann, AA Amankwaa, and RD Long, "Three Strikes and You're Out: Demographic Analysis of Mandatory Prison Sentencing", Demography 35(4):445-463. 1998.
CP Schmertmann, "Selectivity Bias Correction Methods in Polychotomous Sample Selection Models," Journal of EconometricsÂ 60:101-132. January-February 1994.
CP Schmertmann, "Immigrants' Ages and the Structure of Stationary Populations with Below-Replacement Fertility", DemographyÂ 29(4):595-612. November 1992.
Co-Principal Investigator (with JE Potter, Univ. of Texas): "Fertility Transition in Brazil 1960-2000". NIH Grant R01 HD041528. 9 Jul 2002-8 Jul 2005. (Total direct costs: $540,000).
Co-Principal Investigator (with CG Swicegood, Univ. of Illinois, and FD Bean, Univ. of Calif.-Irvine): "Immigration and Changes in US Fertility". NIH Grant R01 HD38791. 1 Jun 2001- 31 May 2004. (Total direct costs: $600,000).
Co-Principal Investigator (with Monica Boyd, FSU): "Post-Immigration Mobility of the Foreign-Born Elderly". NIA Grant R03 AG14509. 30 Sep 1997- 31 Dec 1998. (Total direct costs: $40,000).
US Census Bureau Contract: "Analysis of 1996 American Community Survey Test Data for Brevard County, FL". 1999. ($10,000).