January 19 2011, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
David Figlio, Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University
"Competitive effects of means-tested school vouchers"
February 2 2011, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
François Béland, Faculté de Médecine - Administration de la santé, Université de Montréal
"Les coûts des dépenses publiques de santé: une énigme ou une attrape?"
February 9 2011, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Sara Maria Loui Vissers, Political Science, McGill University
"The Internet and new modes of political mobilization and participation"
February 16 2011, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Eran Shor, Department of Sociology, McGill University
"Losing Livelihood and Life: A Meta-Analysis of Unemployment and All-Cause Mortality"
February 23 2011
Reading Week, no talk
March 2 2011, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Kate Strully, Department of Sociology, University at Albany - SUNY
"Income supplements and Infant/Child Health: An Analysis of Earned Income Tax Credits in the United States"
March 9 2011, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Zoua Vang, Department of Sociology, McGill University
"Racial Diversity, Foreign Born Exposure and Birth Outcomes: The Case of Black and Hispanic Immigrants in New Jersey"
March 16 2011, Peterson Hall 310, 12:00-1:00pm
Johannes Urpelainen, Department of Political Science, Columbia University & Leonardo Baccini, Institutions, Markets, Technologies (IMT) - Lucca (Italy)
"Democratization, New Leaders, and the Need for Economic Reform: Can Preferential Trading Agreements Help?"
March 23 2011, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
John Sides, Department of Political Science, George Washington University
"The Consequences of Citizenship Laws for Immigrant Incorporation: American and European Models"
March 28 2011, Peterson Hall 310, 12:00-1:15pm
Peter McDonald, Australian Demographic and Social Research Institute, Australian National University
"Why English-Speaking Countries Have Relatively Higher Fertility"
April 6 2011, Peterson Hall 310, 12:00-1:00pm
Henry Milner, Department of Political Science, Université de Montréal
"Reducing the Democratic Deficit: Lessons from Scandinavia and Europe"
September 15 2010, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Lise Gauvin, Médecine sociale et préventive, Université de Montréal
"Combining social statistics to better understand how the built environment influences mobility in urban settings"
September 22 2010, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Matthieu Chemin, Economics, McGill University
"Do peer effects mitigate social dilemmas? Evidence from a field experiment"
September 29 2010, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Lyle Scruggs, Political Science, University of Connecticut
"Comparative Welfare Entitlements: A framework for improving comparisons of welfare systems over space and time"
October 13 2010, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Jason Carmichael, Sociology, McGill University
"How Do Movements Matter? The Legislative Success of the Environmental Movement"
October 20 2010, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Dean Lillard, Economics, Cornell University
"Smoking in the British Commonwealth: Testing the Role of Culture"
October 27 2010, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Jean-Guy Prévost, Science politique, Université du Québec à Montréal
"A Total science. Statistics in Liberal and Fascist Italy"
November 3 2010, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Evelyn L. Forget , Community Health Sciences, University of Manitoba
"THE TOWN WITH NO POVERTY: Using Health Administration Data to Assess Outcomes of a North American Guaranteed Annual Income Field Experiment"
November 10 2010, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Alain Noël, Science Politique, Université de Montréal
"The politics of aboriginal poverty: Canadian provincial trajectories in the 2000s"
November 17 2010, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00pm
Jason Beckfield, Sociology, Harvard University
"The Comparative Sociology of Health Inequalities"