Event Series Social Demography Seminar Series

Social Demography Seminar with Sharad Goel: “Included-variable bias and everything but the kitchen sink”

William James Hall, Rm. 450, Harvard University, and ONLINE via Zoom 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

Sharad Goel, PhD, professor of public policy, Harvard Kennedy School, will present "Included-variable bias and everything but the kitchen sink." Please register for either in-person or virtual attendance using the link below.

Event Series Social Demography Seminar Series

Social Demography Seminar with Isaac Sasson: “Social inequalities in bereavement across the life course: A study of four-generation kinship networks in Sweden”

William James Hall, Rm. 450, Harvard University, and ONLINE via Zoom 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

Isaac Sasson, PhD, associate professor of sociology, Tel Aviv University, will present "Social inequalities in bereavement across the life course: A study of four-generation kinship networks in Sweden." Please register for either in person or virtual attendance using the link below. Abstract The death of family members is a near-ubiquitous human experience with detrimental and potentially lasting effects on one’s social and psychological wellbeing. Mortality decline in rich countries has…

Event Series Social Demography Seminar Series

Social Demography Seminar with David Reimer: “Changing inequality at educational transitions”

William James Hall, Rm. 450, Harvard University, and ONLINE via Zoom 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

David Reimer, PhD, professor of educational sociology, University of Iceland, will present "Changing inequality at educational transitions." Please register for either in-person or virtual attendance using the link below. Abstract While an extensive body of literature in the social science has analysed the mechanisms leading to inequalities in educational decisions based on observational data, a newer rapidly evolving stream of research from sociology, economics and psychology employs field experiments that…

Event Series Social Demography Seminar Series

Canceled CANCELED: SDS with Kristopher Velasco: “Sexuality, migration, and LGB policy: A portrait of immigrants in same-sex couples in the United States”

William James Hall, Rm. 450, Harvard University, and ONLINE via Zoom 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA, United States

Kristopher Velasco, PhD, assistant professor of sociology, Princeton University, will present "Sexuality, migration, and LGB policy: A portrait of immigrants in same-sex couples in the United States."