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Professor Simona Bignami Centre on Population Dynamics McGill University Département de Démographie, Université de Montréal

Simona Bignami  Démographie Université de Montréal
  • Demographic indicators of population health
  • Demography in developing countries
  • Family dynamics
  • Social and economic determinants of health
Professor Sarah Brauner-Otto

Sarah Brauner-Otto


Sociology McGill University
  • Demography
  • Family sociology
  • Fertility
  • Macro-micro linkages
  • Environmental sociology
Professor Sébastien Breau Sébastien Breau Geography McGill University
  • Geographies of inequality
  • International trade
  • Foreign investment and regional economic development
  • Economic geography
  • Globalization
Professor Matthieu Chemin Matthieu Chemin Economics McGill University
  • Economic growth and development (institutions, infrastructure, markets)
  • Microeconometrics
  • Population health
  • Randomized interventions
Professor Shelley Clark Shelley Clark Sociology McGill University
  • Family dynamics
  • Social and health research related to single motherhood and adolescent girls
  • Transitions to adulthood
  • Sexual health
Professor Bobby Das Aniruddha (Bobby) Das Sociology McGill University
  • Social demography
  • Health and aging
  • Interplay of biological and social systems in shaping life trajectories and health outcomes
  • Social networks and health
Professor Frank Elgar Frank Elgar Institute for Health and Social Policy and Psychiatry McGill University
  • Behavioural and economic determinants of health
  • Social inequality in child health
Franque Grimard McGill University Economics Franque Grimard Economics McGill University
  • Economic development (labor markets, integration of women in labor force, credit markets and bank failures, trade and growth, tax reform)
  • Health economics
  • Environment economics.
Professor Sam Harper Sam Harper Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health McGill University
  • Population health and its social distribution
  • Evidence construction
  • Measuring health inequalities
  • Global health
  • Demography
  • Cancer epidemiology
  • Causal inference
  • Ethical issues in public health
Professor Jay Kaufman Jay Kaufman Epidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health McGill University
  • Social epidemiology
  • Analytic methodology
  • Causal inference
  • Health outcomes including perinatal outcomes and cardiovascular, psychiatric and infectious diseases
Fabian Lange Fabian Lange Economics McGill University
  • Population economics (e.g. schooling and fertility)
  • Health economics (determinants of the socio-economic gradient in health e.g. education, cognitive ability)
  • Labour economics (e.g. earnings inequalities, stigma due to unemployment)
Professor Sonia Laszlo Sonia Laszlo Economics McGill University
  • Rural development
  • Access to markets
  • Relationships between income, health and education in economic development
  • Study of economic decision-making using experimental and behavioural methods
Professor Céline Le Bourdais Céline Le Bourdais Sociology McGill University
  • Family dynamics in Québec and Canada
  • Differences and similarities that exist between marriage and cohabiting unions
  • Impact of conjugal instability on family network and support at old age
  • Role of growing cultural diversity in modifying family patterns
Provost Anthony Masi Anthony Masi

Industrial Relations and Organizational Behaviour, Desautels School of Management

McGill University
  • Sociology of the labour force
  • Industrial policy
  • Relationship between institutions and economic development in Italy
  • Population studies
Professor Ari Nandi Arijit Nandi Institute for Health and Social Policy McGill University
  • Effects of social policies on health and health inequalities in a global context
  • Social and economic determinants of population health
  • Causal methods
Professor Amélie Quesnel-Vallée Amélie Quesnel-Vallée SociologyEpidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health McGill University
  • Public policy effects on social inequalities in health
  • Social determinants of health and mental health
  • Health services research
  • Population health
  • Social demography (fertility)
Professor Eran Shor Eran Shor Sociology McGill University
  • Social determinants of health
  • Stress, health and mortality
  • Immigration and health
  • Meta-analysis and meta-regression methods
Professor Michael Smith Michael Smith Sociology McGill University
  • Labour market research
  • Demographic differences in labour market outcomes
  • Sources of labour market disadvantage
  • Characteristics of so-called 'NEETs' - persons not in employment, education or training
Professor Thomas Soehl Thomas Soehl Sociology McGill University
  • International migration
  • Inter-generational processes in migrant families
  • Political attachments of immigrants
  • Cross-border connections
  • Second-generation immigrants
  • Comparative race and ethnicity
Professor Erin Strumpf Erin Strumpf EconomicsEpidemiology, Biostatistics and Occupational Health McGill University
  • Health economics
  • Policy impacts on health outcomes and inequalities
  • Impacts of preventive and primary care practice
  • Impact evaluation of population health interventions
Professor Zoua Vang Zoua Vang Sociology McGill University
  • Immigration
  • Race/ethnic relations
  • Residential segregation
  • Neighborhood effects
  • Racial/ethnic health disparities
  • Individual- and neighborhood-level determinants of immigrant perinatal health
  • Perinatal health and immigrant populations