Events

Upcoming Events

Sep

PSTC Colloquia

Population Unmoored

David N. Weil, James and Merryl Tisch Professor of Economics, Brown University

Professor David Weil will discuss a book-in-progress that examines the evolution of world population and thinking about population issues since the end of the Malthusian era around 1750.

PSTC Colloquia

Sibling Spillovers: Having an Academically Successful Older Sibling May be More Important for Children in Disadvantaged Families

Emma Zang, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Yale University

Zang will discuss this paper on causal sibling spillover effects among students from different family backgrounds in elementary and middle school, which finds that individuals whose older siblings were born shortly after the school entry cutoff date have significantly higher scores in middle school, and that this positive spillover effect is moderated by family background.

Oct

PSTC Colloquia

CANCELLED

Tod Hamilton, Associate Professor of Sociology, Princeton University

PSTC Colloquia

Have Changing Family Demographics Narrowed the Gender Wage Gap?

Alexandra Killewald, Professor of Sociology, Harvard University

In this talk, Professor Alexandra (Sasha) Killewald of Harvard University will use data from the Panel Study of Income Dynamics to show how changes in family life help explain both the narrowing of the gender pay gap since 1980 and the stalled progress in recent decades.

PSTC Colloquia

Journaling the Pandemic: What 17,000 Journal Entries May Have to Tell Us about Covid-19

The speakers will discuss the Pandemic Journaling Project (PJP), which they launched in May 2020 as an effort to archive ordinary people's experiences of the pandemic in real time, and consider both its possibilities and limitations as qualitative data.

PSTC Colloquia

TBA

Joe Labriola, Postdoctoral Research Associate in Population Studies, PSTC

Nov

PSTC Colloquia

TBA

Harsha Thiramurthy, Associate Professor of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, University of Pennsylvania Perelman School of Medicine

PSTC Colloquia

TBA

Elizabeth Krause, Professor of Anthropology, University of Massachusetts - Amherst

PSTC Colloquia

TBA

Christina Cross, Postdoctoral Fellow and Assistant Professor of Sociology, Harvard University (beginning 2022)

Dec

PSTC Colloquia

Flash Session

Several PSTC scholars will present brief overviews of their work.