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Jan 14
The course is designed to be of particular benefit to Ph.D. students and researchers in all Social Sciences needing to undertake policy evaluation analysis using microdata. The School will present 1) the fundamental principles of impact evaluation with a specific focus on the counterfactual theory of causal inference and 2) a variety of statistical tools for counterfactual analysis (including Matching methods, Instrumental Variables, Regression Discontinuity Designs , Difference-in-Differences, and Synthetic Control Methods). [...]
Jan 21
Population Diversity als Zukunftstrend – Antworten der Wissenschaft Montag, 21. Januar 2019 ESMT Berlin Schlossplatz 1, 10178 Berlin   13:00 – 13:30 Eröffnung Sabine Kunst Präsidentin der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin Günter Stock Vorstandsvorsitzender der Einstein Stiftung Berlin Andreas Edel Executive Secretary des europäischen Forschungsnetzwerks Population Europe [...]
Jan 24
The Giornate di Studio sulla Popolazione (Population Days), held every two years, is one of the most important initiatives of the Italian Association for the Study of Population (Sis-AISP).  On that occasion, Italian and international leading experts and scholars, mainly from academia, the National Institute of Statistics (Istat) and other national and governmental agencies, come together to present completed, planned, and ongoing research on issues relating to the population and society with a multidisciplinary approach. Official languages are Italian and English. [...]
Jan 27
ALP-POP The 9th Alpine Population Conference La Thuile, Aosta Valley, Italy January 27–30, 2019   Alp-Pop brings together scholars interested in population issues across several disciplines, including demography, economics, epidemiology, political science, sociology and psychology. The conference emphasizes empirical rigor and innovation over a given topic or geographical area, and meets the challenges of interdisciplinary and international audiences. [...]
Jan 31
How can we deal with migration to Germany today? What responsibilities should we assign to our state and society regarding migrants not protected under the refugee convention? Chaired by Reinhard Merkel and Julian Nida-Rümelin, we will discuss normative criteria that may guide answers to these questions from a juridical and philosophical perspective. [...]
Feb 07
The 3rd International CILS4EU User Conference will take place in Mannheim, Germany from February 7 to February 8, 2019. We welcome any contribution that makes use of the CILS4EU data, including either single country studies or cross-country comparative work, cross-sectional or longitudinal studies, studies on any substantive topic or with a methodological focus, as well as work based on the first three international waves or based on any of the national follow-up studies. [...]
Feb 11
In this concluding seminar of the IUSSP Scientific Panel on Lifespan extension with Varying Cause-of-Death Trajectories – after successful sessions in India, Brazil and South-Africa – we are interested in the underlying causes of varying cause-of-death trajectories leading to the same high life expectancy levels by identifying and describing different types of specific mortality trajectories, and explaining how different trajectories in European Societies may have or [...]
Feb 14
Searching for the right longitudinal data for your doctoral work or new research project? This one-day event will include presentations and posters on various major Swiss longitudinal surveys in the social sciences, including TREE, the Swiss Household Panel, SHARE, CoCon and the LABB of the Swiss Federal Statistical Office and the DAB panel study (Determinants of educational choice and vocational training opportunities). The presentations will be followed by practical hands-on sessions in the afternoon. [...]
Feb 20
The collaborative research center “Re-Figuration of Spaces”(SFB 1265) cordially invites to their first international conference at Technische Universität Berlin.  [...]
Feb 25
The Population Division of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UNDESA) of the United Nations, the  International  Institute  for  Applied  System  Analysis  (IIASA),  and  Chulalongkorn  University, in collaboration  with  the  Economic Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), are organizing an international expert group meeting entitled “Measuring  population ageing: Bridging Research and Policy”. [...]