Fall 2013

Social statistics & Population Dynamics Seminar 2013

Sept. 11, 12:00-13:00 PM Miles Taylor, Sociology, Florida State University "The Good, the Bad, and the Mean (µ). Limitations and Extensions of Latent Growth Curves in Health Disparities Research" Leacock 429
Sept. 18, 12:00-13:00 PM Damien De Walque, EconomicsWorld Bank "Cash transfer amd child schooling: evidence from a randomized evaluation of the role of conditionality" Leacock 429
Oct. 2, 12:00-13:00 PM Mark Stabile, Economics, University of Toronto "Do Stimulant Medications Improve Educational and Behavioral Outcomes for Children with ADHD?" Leacock 429
Oct. 9, 12:00-13:00 PM Morton Weinfeld, Sociology McGill University "Issues with the Canadian census relating to counting religious and ethnic minorities: the Jewish Case" Leacock 429
Oct. 16, 12:00-13:00 PM Lisa Kaida, Sociology, Memorial University "Too poor to work? Family Poverty and the Employment of Children of Immigrants" Leacock 429
Oct. 23, 12:00-13:00 PM Vida Maralani, Sociology, Yale University "Understanding the links between education and smoking" Leacock 429
Oct. 30, 12:00-13:00 PM David Rothwell, Social Work, McGill University "Definition and measurement of asset poverty in Canada" Leacock 429
Nov. 6, 12:00-13:00 PM Matissa Holister, School of Management, McGill "Managerial Diversity and Firm Size in the United States 1971-2004" Leacock 429
Nov. 13, 12:00-13:00 PM Gustavo Bobonis, Economics, University of Toronto CANCELLED Leacock 429
Nov. 20, 12:00-13:00 PM Ellen Meara, Economics, Dartmouth "Unemployment and Disability: Evidence from the Great Recession" Leacock 429