Jan. 16, 12:00-13:00 PM Steven Lehrer, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University "Gene-Environment Interactions, Health Behaviors and Public Policy" Leacock 429
Jan. 23, 12:00-13:00 PM Alain Bélanger, INRS, Urbanisation, culture et société "Population Aging, Immigration and Future Labor Shortage : Myths and Virtual Reality" Leacock 429
Jan. 30, 12:00-13:00 PM Fabian Lange, Economics, McGill University "Fertility Transitions along the Extensive and Intensive Margins" Leacock 429
Monday Feb. 4, 12:00-13:00 PM

Kenneth Hill, Department of Global Health and Population, Havard School of Public Health

"Life and Death in African Slums" Leacock 429
Feb. 13, 12:00-13:00 PM Leslie Roberts, Mailman School of Public Health, Columbia Population Research Centre "Problems of passive surveillance for sensitive events in times of war: when is health information propaganda?" Leacock 429
Feb. 20, 12:00-13:00 PM Seth Richards-Shubik, Economics and Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University, Heinz College "Peer Effects in Sexual Initiation: Separating Demand and Supply Mechanisms" Leacock 429
Friday, March 1, 15:00-17:00 PM Gary King, Department of Government, Harvard University. Albert J. Weatherhead III University Professor & Director of the Institute for Quantitative Social Science

"Big Data Is Not About the Data!"

Faculty Club Ballroom
March, 6, 12:00-13:00 PM / / READING WEEK, NO TALK
March 13, 12:00-13:00 PM Catherine Haeck, Economics, UQÀM

"Prenatal nutritional program and child health at birth: empirical evaluation of the impact of the OLO program in Canada'

Leacock 429
March 20, 12:00-13:00 PM Laurent Roy, Census Operations, Statistics Canada "National Household Survey: collection, quality and dissemination" Leacock 429
March 27, 12:00-13:00 PM Erica Field, Economics, Duke University "Does the Classic Microfinance Model Discourage Entrepreneurship among the Poor? Experimental Evidence from India" Leacock 429

FALL 2012

Sept. 19, 12:00-13:00 PM Christopher Barrington-Leigh,Institute for Health and Social Policy, McGill University "The Québec convergence and Canadian life satisfaction, 1985-2008" Leacock 429
Sept. 26, 12:00-13:00 PM Michael Haan, Sociology, University of New Brunswick "To the excess?: Household dynamics and outcomes in men and women's long-distance commuting"  Leacock 429
Oct. 3, 12:00-13:00 PM Aniruddha (Bobby) Das, Sociology, McGill University "Some recent findings in the biosociology/biodemography of aging" Leacock 429
Oct. 10, 12:00-13:00 PM Becky Pettit, Sociology, University of Washington "Invisible Men: Mass Incarceration and the Myth of Black Progress"  Leacock 927
Oct. 17, 12:00-13:00 PM Rachel Margolis, Sociology, Western University "Happiness Before and After the Kids: The Importance of Parental Well-being for Understanding Low Fertility" Leacock 429
Oct. 24, 12:00-13:00 PM Eran Shor, Sociology, McGill University

"A Paper Ceiling? The Origins of Gender Inequality in Printed News Coverage, 1880-2008"

Leacock 429
Oct. 31, 12:00-13:00 PM Marie-France Raynault, Social and Preventive Medicine, Université de Montréal "Measuring Social Inequalities in Health: Going Beyond Description to Support Intervention" Leacock 429
Nov. 7, 12:00-13:00 PM Jean-Baptiste Pingault, Social and Preventive Medicine, Université de Montréal

"Estimating three-dimensional trajectories of childhood behaviors using mother and teacher ratings

Leacock 429
Nov. 14, 12:00-13:00 PM Catherine Deri Armstrong, Economics, University of Ottawa

"Virginity and Educational Attainment: Evidence from Canadian Micro Data"

Leacock 429
Nov. 21, 12:00-13:00 PM Miles Corak, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa "Age at immigration and the adult attainments of child migrants" Leacock 429
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