Fall 2016

FALL 2016


Jie Ma

Jie Ma, Department of Economics, McGill University

"How High-Skilled Immigrants Affect Natives' Occupational Choices"


Sept. 21, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Ashton Verdery

Ashton Verdery, Sociology and Demography, PennState University

"The future of the global kinship transition"

  Sept. 28, 12-1 PM Leacock 429
October 2016

Prabhat Jha

Prabhat Jha, Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto

"Reliable Measurement of Causes of Death in Low and Middle Income Countries"


Oct. 5, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Ignacio Munoz

José Ignacio Nazif Muñoz, Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University

“The fractured impact of globally promoted road safety policies: the case of child restraint legislation in Brazil, Chile and Israel.”

  Oct. 12, 2016 PM Leacock 429

Ana Damas De Matos


Ana Damas De Matos, Applied Economics, HEC Montréal

"Immigrants in the U.S. entering through Canada"



Oct. 19, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Simona Bignami

Simona Bignami, Demography, Université de Montréal

"Depression and chronic conditions among Aboriginal Canadian seniors"


Oct. 26, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

November 2016

Ana Damas De Matos

Ana Damas De Matos, Applied Economics, HEC Montréal

"Immigrants in the U.S. entering through Canada"


Nov. 2, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Derek Ruths

Derek Ruths, School of Computer Science, McGill University

"The promises and pitfalls of demographic inference on social media"

Recording not available. Three papers on topics discussed during talk: Gender inference. Gender inference in non-English contextsGeneral discussion of social media data issues.

Nov. 9, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Raphael Godefroy

Raphael Godefroy, Economics, Université de Montréal

"What explains the size of Parliaments?"

  Nov. 16, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Abel Brodeur

Abel Brodeur, Economics, University of Ottawa

"Terrorism and Employment: Evidence from Successful and Failed Terror Attacks"

  Nov. 23, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Stelios Michalopoulos

Stelios Michalopoulos, Economics, Brown University

"The Consequences of the French Revolution in the Short and Longue Duree"


Nov. 30, 12-1 PM Leacock 429



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