Fall 2014

Fall 2014

SEPTEMBER 2014
Photo of Professor Raphael Godefroy Raphael Godefroy, Economics, Université de Montréal

"Women's rights and fertility - Evidence from Nigeria"

Paper Sept, 17, 12-1 PM Leacock 429
Photo of Mark Daku Mark Daku, Institue for Helath and Social Policy, McGill University

"Exploring the Political Determinants of HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa"

Not available Sept. 24, 12-1 PM Leacock 429
OCTOBER 2014
Professor Sam Harper from the Department of Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health at McGill University Sam Harper, Epidemiology, McGill University 

"Trends in Racial Inequalities in Life Expectancy among US States: Progress and Pitfalls"

Paper Oct. 1, 12-1 PM Leacock 429
Associate Professor Raquel Fonseca from the Department of Economics at the Université du Québec à Montréal Raquel Fonseca, Economics, UQÀM

"Does Retirement Make You Happy? A Simultaneous Equations Approach"

Paper  Oct. 8, 12-1 PM Leacock 429
Sociologist and demographer Professor Scott Yabiku from the T. Denny Sanford School of Social and Family Dynamics at Arizona State University Scott T. Yabiku, School of Social and Family Dynamics, Arizona State University "Migration, Schooling Aspirations, and the Role of Sending Community Context" Video Oct. 15, 12-1 PM Leacock 429
Epidemiologist Assistant Professor Ashley Naimi from the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at McGill University Ashley Naimi, Obstetrics and Gynecology, McGill University "Assessing the Impact of Hypothetical Interventions to reduce racial disparities in Preterm Birth" Powerpoint Oct. 22, 12-1 PM Leacock 429
Economist and Associate Professor Anna Aizer from the Department of Economics and Public Policy at Brown University Anna Aizer, Economics, Brown University "Inequality, Relative Income and Health at Birth"

Powerpoint

Video

Oct. 29, 12-1 PM Leacock 429
NOVEMBER 2014
Assistant Professor Amar Hamoudi from the Sanford School of Public Policy at Duke University Amar A. Hamoudi, Public Policy and Economics, Duke Sanford  "Novel Cognitive Skill Measures in a Population-based Survey" Powerpoint Nov. 5, 12-1 PM  Leacock 429
Microeconomist Professor Kenneth Chay from the Health Services, Policy and Practice department at Brown University Kenneth Chay, Economics, Brown University "Hospital Insurance, Utilization and Mortality: Evidence from Medicare's Evolution" Not available Nov. 12, 12-1 PM Leacock 429
Assistant Professor Tim-Allen Bruckner jointly appointed at the departments of Public Health and Planning, Policy and Design at University of California, Berkeley Tim-Allen Bruckner, Public Health, University of California, Irvine "Ambient temperature during pregnancy and cold-related adult mortality in a Swedish cohort, 1915-2002" Video Nov. 19, 12-1 PM Leacock 429
DECEMBER 2014
Visseho Adjiwanou Vissého Adjiwanou, Demography, University of Cape Town "Exploring the paradox of intimate partner violence and increased contraceptive use in sub-Saharan Africa" Video Dec. 3, 12-1 PM Leacock 429