Events

Upcoming Events

Jan

PSTC Colloquia

Start What You Finish! Ex Ante Risk and Schooling Investments in the Presence of Dynamic Complementarities

Andrew Foster, George and Nancy Parker Professor of Economics, Brown University

Foster will discuss his research with Esther Gehrke on how anticipating future adverse shocks may disrupt children's schooling in rural India.

Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4)

Using GPS to Measure Community Mobility and Participation of Individuals with Disabilities

Eugene Brusilovskiy - Director, Laboratory on GIS Analytics in Rehabilitation Research, Temple University

This talk will focus on the use of Global Positioning Systems (GPS) to measure community mobility and participation of individuals with psychiatric disabilities.

Feb

PSTC Colloquia

Digital Health for Vulnerable Populations: A Case Study and A Call to Action

Megan Ranney, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine & Associate Professor of Health Services, Policy and Practice

In this talk, Dr. Ranney will provide an overview of the rationale for using digital technology to engage and improve the health of at-risk populations

Special Events

Leaping the Hurdles and Navigating the Maze: Getting NIH Funding

Rosalind King, Associate Director for Prevention and Program Director, Population Dynamics Branch, NICHD

Roz King will discuss tips for getting NIH funding in this virtual talk.

PSTC Colloquia

TBA

Dina Okamoto, Class of 1948 Herman B Wells Professor of Sociology and Director of the Center for Research on Race and Ethnicity in Society (CRRES), Indiana University

PSTC Colloquia

TBA

John Sullivan, Postdoctoral Research Associate, PSTC, Brown University

PSTC Colloquia

Rearranging the desk chairs: inter-ethnic exposure and discrimination in the classroom

Felix Elwert, Professor of Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Using data from a large randomized field experiment, Elwert will present research on whether close inter-ethnic exposure increases or decreases discrimination.

Spatial Structures in the Social Sciences (S4)

Understanding Spatiotemporal Patterns in COVID-19 to Guide Local Public Health Action

William Goedel – Assistant Professor (Research), Department of Epidemiology, Brown University School of Public Health

This talk will focus on the spatiotemporal epidemiology of SARS-CoV-2 infection and related outcomes of hospitalization and death due to COVID-19 in Rhode Island.

Mar

PSTC Colloquia

The Effect of the 1963 Equal Pay Act on the Gender Gap

Martha Bailey, Professor of Economics, UCLA

In this joint work with Thomas Helgerman and Bryan Stuart, Bailey will discuss how women's wages and employment were affected by the 1963 Equal Pay Act.

PSTC Colloquia

TBA

Aalyia Sadruddin, Postdoctoral Research Associate in International and Public Affairs, Watson Institute, Brown University

PSTC Colloquia

TBA

Emilio Zagheni, Director, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, and Head, Laboratory of Digital and Computational Demography

PSTC Colloquia

Historical Roots of Educational Disadvantage and Progress for Mexican Americans

Stephen Trejo, Professor, Department of Economics, University of Texas at Austin

In this talk, Professor Steve Trejo will use U.S. census data to examine how geographic variation in racial identification of Mexican Americans in 1930 is correlated with educational attainment in this population.

Apr

PSTC Colloquia

TBA

David Lindstrom, Professor of Sociology, Brown University

PSTC Colloquia

PAA Preview

Several PSTC trainees will deliver their PAA presentations.