Speakers 2006-2007

Winter 2007

January 17 2007, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00
Jörgen Hansen, Economics, Concordia Univeristy
"State Dependence in Canadian Welfare Participation."

January 24 2007, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00
Dana Hamplova, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Sociology, McGill
"Living Together, But Keeping Money Apart? International Comparison of Income Pooling Among Married and Unmarried Couples."

January 31 2007, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00
Dalton Conley,, Sociology, New York University.
"The Baby or the Egg? SES, Race and Genetics in Birth Weight - Mortality Relationship."

February 28 2007, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00
Thomas DiPrete, Sociology, Colulmbia University
"Teacher Effects on Academic and Social Outcomes in Elementary School."

March 7 2007, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00
Jacob Vigdor, Economics, Duke University
"The Katrina Effect: Was there a Bright Side to the Evacuation of Greater New Orleans."

March 21 2007, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00
Claire Durand,, Université de Montréal, with Johh Goyder, University of Waterloo, and François Yale, University de Montréal
"Polls, the People and the Quebec Electoral Campaign of 2007."

April 4 2007, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00
Mark Manger, Political Science, McGill University

April 11 2007, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00
Allison Harell, PhD Student, Political Science, McGill University and Dietlind Stolle , Political Science, McGill University

Fall 2006

September 13 2006, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00
Dr. Leah Brooks, Economics, McGill
" Inside the Gift Horse's Mouth: City Spending and the Community Development Block Grant Program."

September 20th 2006, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00
Michael Smith, Sociology, McGill
"How Good Are Comparisons of Post Job-Loss Income? Evidence from Canada and Australia."

September 27th, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00
Simona Bignami,, Demography, Université de Montréal.
"A Longitudinal Analysis of Husband-Wife Disagreement in Survey Response."

October 11th 2006, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00
Miriam Golden, Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles
"Pork Barrel Politics in Postwar Italy, 1954-1994."

October 25th 2006, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00
Laura Stephenson, Political Science, University of Western Ontario
"The Catholic-Liberal Connection: A Modern Appraisal"
(Co-sponsored by the Political Science Speakers Series)

November 1st 2006, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00
Stuart Soroka, Political Science, McGill
"Constituency Influence in Parliament."

November 22nd 2006, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00
Miles Taylor, Sociology, Postdoctoral Scholar at the Carolina Population Center
"Disentangling the Life Course Process of Disability in Later Life: The Role of Socioeconomic Status"."

November 29th 2006, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00
Scott Mathews, Political Science, Queen's University
"Shortcut Difficulty, Political Knowledge and Political Cognition."

December 6th 2006, Leacock 429, 12:00-1:00
Bo Rothstein, Political Science, Göteborg University , Sweden
"Political Corruption and Social Trust: An Experimental Approach."
(Co-sponsored by the Political Science Speakers Series)

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