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November 2020
Early conditions, epigenitics and the life course: explaining the obesity epidemic

Early conditions, epigenitics and the life course: explaining the obesity epidemic

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A presentation by Alberto Palloni (University of Wisconsin-Madison) within the Inequality Working Group - Distant CLIC on 26 November 2020
Date:
19/11/2020
Computational Text Analysis Workshop

Computational Text Analysis Workshop

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A five-day online workshop organised by Ellen M. Immergut with Theresa Gessler (University of Zurich) on 18 November and 8, 11, 15, 22 December 2020
Date:
16/11/2020
How does structural power operate? A framework for its working mechanisms

How does structural power operate? A framework for its working mechanisms

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Presentation by Milan Babic (Maastricht University) on 19 November 2020 in the framework of the Political Economy Working Group
Date:
16/11/2020
Do buyers discriminate against female-owned businesses? Two field experiments

Do buyers discriminate against female-owned businesses? Two field experiments

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A presentation by Solène Delecourt (Haas School of Business, University of California Berkeley) within the Colloquium on Analytical Sociology on 20 November 2020
Date:
13/11/2020
When Is It Fair to Tax the Rich? Perceptions of the Rich and the Acceptability of (Progressive) Income Taxes

When Is It Fair to Tax the Rich? Perceptions of the Rich and the Acceptability of (Progressive) Income Taxes

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Presentation by Kris-Stella Trump (University of Memphis) on 17 November 2020 in the framework of the Political Behaviour Colloquium
Date:
13/11/2020
Halting COVID-19 by Targeting High-Contact Individuals

Halting COVID-19 by Targeting High-Contact Individuals

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Gianluca Manzo and Arnout van de Rijt combine social network analysis and computational simulations to show that isolating and treating just a small number of 'super-spreaders' could dramatically improve the ability to contain the pandemic, and would be more efficient than blanket measures.
Date:
10/11/2020
Social change, gender and the heritability of educational attainment. An analysis of 26000 Norwegian twins

Social change, gender and the heritability of educational attainment. An analysis of 26000 Norwegian twins

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A presentation by Torkild Hovde Lyngstad (University of Oslo) on 12 November 2020 within the Inequality Working Group
Date:
02/11/2020
October 2020
New research on COVID-19 risks for the elderly

New research on COVID-19 risks for the elderly

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Elderly people in Stockholm who live with a person of working age have a higher risk of COVID-19-death.
Date:
28/10/2020
Research in the service of European societies

Research in the service of European societies

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The European University Institute supports the dissemination of social science research on COVID-19 through a Knowledge Hub, innovative research projects, and a new data portal.
Date:
26/10/2020
What's the Half Life of the Economic Vote? (About a Year and a Half)

What's the Half Life of the Economic Vote? (About a Year and a Half)

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Presentation by Jack Bailey (University of Manchester) on 27 October 2020 in the framework of the Political Behaviour Colloquium
Date:
23/10/2020
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