Winter 2013

Social statistics & Population Dynamics Seminar 2013

JANUARY
Jan. 16, 12:00-13:00 PM Steven Lehrer, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University "Gene-Environment Interactions, Health Behaviors and Public Policy" Leacock 429
Jan. 23, 12:00-13:00 PM Alain Bélanger, INRS, Urbanisation, culture et société "Population Aging, Immigration and Future Labor Shortage : Myths and Virtual Reality" Leacock 429
Jan. 30, 12:00-13:00 PM Fabian Lange, Economics, McGill University "Fertility Transitions along the Extensive and Intensive Margins" Leacock 429
FEBRUARY
Monday Feb. 4, 12:00-13:00 PM Kenneth Hill, Department of Global Health and Population, Havard School of Public Health "Life and Death in African Slums" Leacock 429
Feb. 13, 12:00-13:00 PM Leslie Roberts, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia Population Research Centre "Problems of passive surveillance for sensitive events in times of war: when is health information propaganda?" Leacock 429
Feb. 20, 12:00-13:00 PM Seth Richards-Shubik, Economics and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz College "Peer Effects in Sexual Initiation: Separating Demand and Supply Mechanisms" Leacock 429
Friday, March 1, 15:00-17:00 PM Gary King, Department of Government, Harvard University. Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor & Director of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science "Big Data Is Not About the Data!" Faculty Club Ballroom
MARCH
March, 6, 12:00-13:00 PM / / READING WEEK, NO TALK
March 13, 12:00-13:00 PM Catherine Haeck, Economics, UQÀM "Prenatal nutritional program and child health at birth: empirical evaluation of the impact of the OLO program in Canada" Leacock 429
March 20, 12:00-13:00 PM Laurent Roy, Census Operations, Statistics Canada "National Household Survey: collection, quality and dissemination" Leacock 429
March 27, 12:00-13:00 PM Erica Field, Economics, Duke University "Does the Classic Microfinance Model Discourage Entrepreneurship among the Poor? Experimental Evidence from India" Leacock 429