Winter 2017

Winter 2017

February 2017

Maude Pugliese

Maude Pugliese, Department of Sociology, McGill University

"A Nation of Installment Plan Buyers: Why Homeownership is the Main Wealth Building Vehicle in the US Population"


Feb. 1, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Sarah Baird

Sarah Baird, Department of Global Health & Economics, George Washington University

“When the Money Runs Out: Do cash transfers have sustained effects on human capital accumulation?” 

PDF icon When The Money Runs Out - Sarah Baird (Presentation Slides)

Feb. 8, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

James Dunn

James Dunn, Department of Health, Aging and Society, McMaster University

"Investigating the Health Impacts of Housing Interventions: Lessons from Two Studies in Population Health Intervention Research"


Feb. 15, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Alisson Harell

Allison Harell, Department of Political Science, UQÀM

"Prejudice and Social Solidarity in Liberal Welfare States"


Feb. 22, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Reading Week February 27 -- March 3 2017
March 2017

Immo Schott

Immo Schott, Department of Economics, Université de Montréal

"The Employment and Productivity Effects of Short-Time Work in Germany"

PDF icon The Employment and Output Effects of STW in Germany - I. Schott (Presentation Slides)

Mar. 8, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Shelley Clark


Shelley Clark, Department of Sociology, McGill University

"The Impact of Affordable Day Care on Women’s Work: Preliminary Findings from an RCT in a Slum Settlement of Nairobi"


Mar. 15, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Marco Gonzalez-Navarro

Marco Gonzalez-Navarro, Department of Economics, University of Toronto

"Vulnerability and Clientelism"


Mar. 22, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

S.P. Harish

S. P. Harish, Institute for the Study of International Development, McGill University

"The Limited Impact of Information on Political Accountability: An Experiment on Financial Disclosures in India"


Mar. 29, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

April 2017

Phyllis Rippey

Phyllis Rippey, School of Sociological and Anthropological Studies, University of Ottawa

"Supplemental Foods as Mediator of the Relationship between Breast/Formula Feeding and Infant Health"


Apr. 5, 12-1 PM Leacock 429

Alessandra Voena

Alessandra Voena, Department of Economics, University of Chicago

"Child Marriage, Weather Shocks, and the Direction of Marriage Payments"

PDF icon Child Marriage, Weather Shocks, and the Direction of Marriage Payments

Apr. 12, 12-1 PM Leacock 429



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