Professor Albert Esteve, PhD, Director of the Center for Demographic Studies, Autonomous University of Barcelona, will be present “Marriage Markets and the Gender Gap Reversal in Education: Global Trends and the Case of India,” on Tuesday, April 28 from noon – 1:30 p.m. The special lecture is co-sponsored by the Harvard Sociology department, and the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, and will take place in William James Hall 501.
There will be a free workshop on how to access and use the datasets from Work, Family & Health Network (WFHN) study at the upcoming 2015 annual meeting of the Population Association of America (PAA) in San Diego. The hands-on workshop will take place on Wednesday, April 29, 8:00 – 11:00 a.m. at the Hilton San Diego Bayfront (Room Aqua 311ab) and requires advanced registration. Sponsored by the Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies, the Work, Family & Health Network, and the National Institute of Aging, this workshop will provide participants with an overview of the randomized, controlled trial conducted by this research network, and introduce participants to the data collected from this trial, with a focus on the newly available survey data. This seminar is aimed at advanced graduate students and researchers from colleges, universities, and nonprofit organizations.
Harvard Pop Center Director Lisa Berkman was on the panel of a Forum webcast entitled “What Shapes Health?” This event, presented by the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and NPR, was a live webcast on March 3, and the video is available now for viewing . In addition to providing experts’ perspectives on what factors impact health, the panel discussed the public’s perception of who gets sick and why.