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Past events

2019/2020 Second-Term Programme

 

Unequal educational trajectories: the case of Ethiopia


Presenter: Ilze Plavgo (EUI - Researcher)

When: 21 January 2020 (13:00-15:00)

Where: Seminar room 2, Badia Fiesolana

Settler Colonialism in Indonesia? Evidence from Transmigration in West Papua


Presenter: Lachlan Andrew Mcnamee (EUI - Max Weber Fellow)

When: 4 February 2020 (13:00-15:00)

Where: Seminar room 2, Badia Fiesolana

 

Increasing horizontal inequality: effects of ability grouping in post-compulsory educational decisions in Spain


Presenter: Manuel Tomas Valdes (EUI - VIsiting Student)

When: 10 February 2020 (13:00-15:00)

Where: Seminar room 4, Badia Fiesolana

The Impact of Immigration on Natives’ Fertility: Evidence from Syrians in Turkey


Presenter: Berkay Ozcan (LSE)

When: 18 February 2020 (14:00-16:00)

Where: Sala del Capitolo, Badia Fiesolana

 

What does and could life course research contribute to the study of social inequalities?


Presenter: Karl Ulrich Mayer (Max-Plack Institut)

When: 5 May 2020 (15:30 - 17:00)

Where: via zoom

Data management and visualization with R: analyzing inequalities


Presenter: Ariane Aumaitre (EUI - SPS Department)

When: 14-15 May 2020

Where: via zoom

Does Hard Work Beat Talent? The (Unequal) Interplay between Cognitive and Non-Cognitive Skills


Presenter: Carlos Gil Hernandez 

When: 26 May 2020 (13:00-15:00)

Where: via zoom



Excess mortality from Covid-19. Weekly excess death rates by age and sex for Sweden 


Presenter: Karen Modig (Karolinska Institutet) and Markus Ebeling (Max Plack Institute for Demographic Research) 

When: 4 June 2020 (12:30-14:00)

Where: via zoom

 

Distant CLIC conference 


Key speakers: Margarita Torre (Instituto Carlos III-Juan March), Diederik Boertien (CED, Pompeu Fabra University)

Programme

When: 18 June 2020

Time: 14:00-18:30

Where: via zoom

Presenters: Ilze Plavgo, Heta Pöyliö, Raffaele Grotti, Giampiero Passaretta, Marco Cozzani

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2019/2020 First-Term Programme

 

Does skin color affect educational and labor market outcomes in the United States?


Presenter: Mauricio Bucca (Max Weber Fellow)

When: 23 September 2019 (11:30-13:00)

Where: Seminar room 3, Badia Fiesolana

Assortative mating - Can we investigate mechanisms behind partnering preferences outside the lab


Presenter: Linus Andersson (Stockholm University / EUI Visiting Fellow)

When: 8 October 2019 (13:00-15:00)

Where: Seminar room 4, Badia Fiesolana

Divorce Conference


When: 17-19 October 2019

Where: University of Florence

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Divorce and children’s access to parental resources: the role of complex sibling configurations in stepfamilies


Presenter: Suzanne de Leeuw (University of Amsterdam / EUI Visiting Student)

When: 29 October 2019 (13:00-15:00)

Where: Seminar room 4, Badia Fiesolana


Reconciling macro-and microlevel findings on the unemployment-divorce nexus


Presenter: Gert Thielemans (University of Antwerp / EUI Visiting Student)

When: 5 November 2019 (13:00-15:00)

Where: Seminar room 4, Badia Fiesolana

Does schooling affect social inequality in achievement? New evidence from a causal design


Presenter: Giampiero Passaretta (Research Fellow EUI)

When: 19 November 2019 (13:00-15:00)

Where: Seminar room 4, Badia Fiesolana

The Age of Uncertainty: Gender, Employment, and Economic Insecurity among Youths in the U. S. and China


Presenter: Feng Wang (University of California, Irvine)

When: 27 November 2019 (14:00 - 16:00)

Where: Seminar room 4, Badia Fiesolana

Health inequality workshop 


When: 2 December 2019 (13:30-18:00)

Where: Emeroteca, Badia Fiesolana

Programme and Abstracts

Filter Bubbles, Identity, and Culture: Three Field Experiments on Social Media


Presenter: Chris Bail (Duke University)

When: 4 December 2019 (13:30 - 15:00)

Where: Seminar room 2, Badia Fiesolana

Beyond Dreamers: The Underanalyzed Complexity of the Undocumented Immigrants in the United States 


Presenter: Amy Hsin (City University of New York, Queen's College)

When: 12 December 2019 (13:00-15:00)

Where: Seminar room 2, Badia Fiesolana

Workshop on Simulation and resampling method for inference and hypothesis testing


Instructor: Mauricio Bucca (Max Weber Fellow)

When: 13 December 2019 (11:00 - 15:00)

Where: Seminar room 2, Badia Fiesolana

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2018/19, Second-Term Programme

 

Heterogeneity in dynamics of risk accumulation: the case of unemployment


Presenter: Raffaele Grotti, Research Fellow, EUI

When: 10 January 2019 (13:00-15:00)

Where: Seminar room 3, Badia Fiesolana

Birth intentions and other life goals: complementarity or competition?


Presenter: Maria Rita Testa (VID/ÖAW, WU)

When: 7 February 2019 (13:00-15:00)

Where: Seminar room 3, Badia Fiesolana

The intergenerational transmission of social advantage: Is social class (still) a good measure


Presenter: Gunn Elisabeth Birkelund (University of Oslo)

When: 22 February 2019 (13:00-15:00)

Where: Seminar room 3, Badia Fiesolana


Family complexity and intergenerational reproduction


Presenter: Matthijs Kalmijn (University of Amsterdam)

When: 21 March 2019 (13:00-15:00)

Where: Seminar room 3, Badia Fiesolana

 

Presentations by SPS researchers 


When: 9 April 2019 (13:00-15:00)

Where: Seminar room 4, Badia Fiesolana

Florence Population Studies (FloPS) minisymposium on Gender, Work and Family


Keynote: Jennifer Hook (University of Southern California, Dornsife)

Programme 

When: 16 April 2019 (13:30-16:00) 

Where: Emeroteca, Badia Fiesolana

What – if anything - can we learn from the Finnish basic income experiment?


Presenter: Olli Kangas (University of Turku)

When: 30 April 2019 (14:00-16:00)

Where: Sala del Capitolo

Testing a Social Innovation in Financial Aid for Low-Income Students: Experimental Evidence from Italy


Presenter: Loris Vergolini (IRVAPP)

When: 7 May 2019 (13:00-15:00)

Where: Seminar Room 4

Intergenerational mobility, intergenerational effects, sibling correlations, and     equality of opportunity: a comparison of four approaches


Presenter: Markus Jäntti (Stockholm University)

When: 20 May 2019 (15:00-17:00)

Where: Seminar Room 3

Effects of Birth Intervals Vary with Level of Development: Evidence from the Utah Population Database, 1870-2016


Presenter: Kieron Barclay (MPIDR)

When: 28 May 2019 (12:00-13:30) 

Where: Seminar Room 4, Badia Fiesolana


 

 

 

2018/19, First-Term Programme

 

Educational assortative mating and income inequality among Black and White families in the US, 1976-2017


Presenter: Mauricio Bucca (Max Weber Programme, EUI)

When: 9 October 2018 (13:00-15:00)

Where: Seminar room 3, Badia Fiesolana

The Roots of Inequality : Estimating Inequality of Opportunity from Regression Trees


Presenter: Paolo Brunori (University of Florence)

When: 16 October 2018 (13:00-15:00)

Where: Emeroteca, Badia Fiesolana

Mapping out wage trajectories of mothers in the United States 


Presenter: Misun Lim (Max Weber Programme, EUI) 

When: 6 November 2018 (13:00-15:00) 

Where: Seminar Room 3, Badia Fiesolana

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Diverging Destinies? Changes in Family Structure over Time And Socioeconomic and Ethnic Inequality of Opportunity in the United States


Presenter: Diederik Boertien (Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)

When: 20 November 2018 (13:00-15:00)

Where: Seminar Room 3, Badia Fiesolana


The High Cost of Unconscious Racism in Everyday Life


Presenter: Waverly Duck (University of Pittsburgh)

When: 11 December 2018 (13:00-15:00)

Where: Seminar Room 3, Badia Fiesolana

 

 

 

2017/18, Second-Term Programme

 

Gendered Integration: Origin Country Gender Norms and Gender Gaps in Educational Performance amongst Second Generation Immigrants


Presenter: Siddharta Aradhya (University of Stockholm)

When: Wednesday 13 June 2018, 17.00 - 19.00

Where: Seminar Room 4, Badia Fiesolana

"Kick-off" event for "Florence Population Studies"


Presenter: Presentation by Jan Van Bavel  (University of Leuven) to be followed by a general getting-to-know-one-another.

When: Tuesday 15 May 2018, 13.00 - 18.00

Where: Seminar Room 4, Badia Fiesolana

What is wrong with sociology's three main questions? And how to bring inequality questions closer together?


Presenter: Wout Ultee (Radboud University Nijmegen)

When: Thursday 19 April 2018, 17.00 - 19.00

Where: Seminar Room 2, Badia Fiesolana

Parent-child contact after divorce and child outcomes: a test of the instability argument


PresenterAnne-Rigt Poortman  (University of Utrecht)

When: Thursday 22 February 2018, 13.00 - 15.00

Where: Seminar Room 4, Badia Fiesolana

Parental Reading and Socio-Economic Inequalities in Skill Development: Evidence from a Field Experiment


Presenter: Carlo Barone  (Sciences Po Paris)

When: Tuesday 13th February 2018, 18.00 - 19.00

Where: Seminar Room 2, Badia Fiesolana

School Inspectorates, Standardized Tests, and Socioeconomic Inequality in Educational Attainment


PresenterHerman van der Werfhorst (University of Amsterdam)

When: Tuesday 13th February 2018, 17.00 - 18.00

Where: Seminar Room 2, Badia Fiesolana

Using genetic data for social demographic research


PresenterFelix Tropf (University of Oxford)

When: Tuesday 23rd January 2018, 13.00 - 15.00

Where: Seminar Room 2, Badia Fiesolana

 

2017/18, First-Term Programme

Does Ethnic Concentration Influence Gender Role Views? A Study Across Ethnic Groups in England and Wales


PresenterCarolina Zuccotti (EUI, Migration Policy Centre)

When: Monday 11th December, 13.00 - 15.00

Where: Seminar Room 2, Badia Fiesolana

Geographical Mobility and Occupational Achievement in Contemporary Italy


PresentersGabriele Ballarino (University of Milan) & Nazareno Panichella (University of Milan)
When: Tuesday 21st November, 13.00 - 15.00
Where: Seminar Room 2, Badia Fiesolana

 

Master Class with Cecilia Ridgeway (Stanford University)


 

TBC*

When: Thursday 9th November, 10.00 - 12.00

Where: Emeroteca, Badia Fiesolana

 

* Attending the Master Class requires reading the selected literature beforehand 

How Long is Too Long? Long-Term Effects of Maternity-Related Job Interruptions on Mothers' Income in 10 European Countries


Presenters: Giulia M. Dotti Sani (EUI, MWP) & Matteo Luppi (Collegio Carlo Alberto)

When: Tuesday 7th November 2017, 13.00 - 15.00

Where: Seminar Room 2, Badia Fiesolana

 

Education Inequality and Intergenerational Mobility in Latin America: A New Database


 

PresenterGuido Neidhöfer (Freie Universität Berlin)

When: Tuesday 31st October 2017, 13.00 - 15.00

Where: Seminar Room 3, Badia Fiesolana

 

Parental Welfare Dependency and Children's Educational Attainment in Denmark


 

PresenterPeter Fallesen (SOFI, Stockholm)

When: Tuesday 24th October 2017, 13.00 - 15.00

Where: Seminar Room 2, Badia Fiesolana

 

Inequality Working Group Reading Sessions


The Reading Sessions of the Inequality Working Group aim at discussing the most recent seminal books in the fields of social and economic inequality. 

One book at a time will be discussed during each of the meetings, starting with a short summary of the selected book (by a different volunteer each time) and followed by key discussion points and an informal discussion of the reading.

Each meeting will last for one hour during lunch time between 12.00 and 13.00, and will take place every 6 to 8 weeks.

Please contact Please contact Carlos J. Gil Harnandez or Marco Cozzani if you have any questions, or want to be added to the IWG mailing list.i if you have any suggestions for the upcoming sessions, or if you want to volunteer to summarise any of the books.

Upcoming sessions

 

 

 

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