Fall 2012

Social statistics & Population Dynamics Seminar 2012

SEPTEMBER
Sept. 19, 12:00-13:00 PM Christopher Barrington-Leigh,Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University "The Québec convergence and Canadian life satisfaction, 1985-2008" Leacock 429
Sept. 26, 12:00-13:00 PM Michael Haan, Sociology, University of New Brunswick "To the excess?: Household dynamics and outcomes in men and women's long-distance commuting"  Leacock 429
OCTOBER
Oct. 3, 12:00-13:00 PM Aniruddha (Bobby) Das, Sociology, McGill University "Some recent findings in the biosociology/biodemography of aging" Leacock 429
Oct. 10, 12:00-13:00 PM Becky Pettit, Sociology, University of Washington "Invisible Men: Mass Incarceration and the Myth of Black Progress"  Leacock 927
Oct. 17, 12:00-13:00 PM Rachel Margolis, Sociology, Western University "Happiness Before and After the Kids: The Importance of Parental Well-being for Understanding Low Fertility" Leacock 429
Oct. 24, 12:00-13:00 PM Eran Shor, Sociology, McGill University "A Paper Ceiling? The Origins of Gender Inequality in Printed News Coverage, 1880-2008" Leacock 429
Oct. 31, 12:00-13:00 PM Marie-France Raynault, Social and Preventive Medicine, Université de Montréal "Measuring Social Inequalities in Health: Going Beyond Description to Support Intervention" Leacock 429
NOVEMBER
Nov. 7, 12:00-13:00 PM Jean-Baptiste Pingault, Social and Preventive Medicine, Université de Montréal "Estimating three-dimensional trajectories of childhood behaviors using mother and teacher ratings Leacock 429
Nov. 14, 12:00-13:00 PM Catherine Deri Armstrong, Economics, University of Ottawa "Virginity and Educational Attainment: Evidence from Canadian Micro Data" Leacock 429
Nov. 21, 12:00-13:00 PM Miles Corak, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa "Age at immigration and the adult attainments of child migrants" Leacock 429