Yale University


Inequality and Life Course Workshop (Soc. 595a/b)

Spring 2015

Vida Maralani

The workshop focuses on theoretical and methodological issues in the areas of the life course (education, training, labor markets, aging as well as family demography), social inequality (class structures, stratification, and social mobility) and related topics. The core of the workshop is devoted to the discussion of ongoing research by faculty and graduate students. The workshop will also include lectures and hands-on practical training in select topics in quantitative research methodology.

210 Prospect Street, Room 203

Fridays, 2:30-4:00 PM


Workshop Schedule and Speakers

Date Speaker Topic
Jan 23 Sara Bastomski Gender, Fear, and Public Places: How Negative Interactions with Strangers Harm Women
Jan 30 Claudia Buchmann Penalty or Premium? The Effect of Parenthood on Wages of Men and Women in Professional Occupations
Feb 6 Kathleen Harris Social and Biological Linkages in Health and Well-Being across the Life Course

Feb 13

Seongsoo Choi Out of School Lessons: A Cross-national Analysis of Private Tutoring
Feb 20 Emily Erikson

New Organizational Forms and the Development of Economics

Feb 27

Jeff Manza TBA
Mar 6 Andrew Cherlin Labor's Love Lost: The Rise and Fall of the Working-Class Family in America
Mar 27 Tom Lyttelton The Geography of American Family Structure

Apr 3

Matthew Desmond The American Affordable Housing Crisis: Eviction, Exploitation, Poverty, and Survival

Apr 10

Chenoa Flippen The gendered process of Mexican migration to the U.S.: The intersection of marriage and mobility
Apr 17 Jung In TBA
Apr 24 Sean Reardon Race, income, and inequality in Educational Outcomes in the United States

Papers are only available to participants of this workshop. If you are not a participant and you would like to request a paper, please contact the speaker directly.

Take a glance at the SPRING 2015 calendar here.