Yale University


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

Fall 2014

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
Sep 5 Matt Andersson The Power of Love: Childhood Parental Warmth and the Leveling of Educational Health Disparities
Sep 12 Richard Breen Heterogeneous Causal Effects and Sample Selection Bias
Sep 19 Fabian Pfeffer Three-generational Associations in Socio-economic Outcomes

Sept 26

Eric Grodsky Changes in the Relationships among Social Origins, Merit and Educational Attainment in the United States
Oct 3 Mustafa Yavas

Impact of Income Inequality on Income Segregation

Oct 10

Noli Brazil Life Course Events, Residential Mobility, and Neighborhood Change
Oct 17 Candas Pinar How Girls Fare When Only a Son Will Do

Oct 24


Oct 31

John Logan Creating the Black Ghetto: Black Residential Patterns Before and During the Great Migration

Nov 7

Stine Mollegaard Pedersen Birth weight effects on infant health, educational attainment and behavioral strenghts and difficulties - A Danish twin study
Nov 14 Vida Maralani Cohort Trends in Educational Inequalities by Non-Cognitive Skills and Family Socioeconomic Status
Nov 21 Lawrence Wu Sexual Onset and Premarital First Births: Insights from a Sequential Hazard Model

Nov 28

NO WORKSHOP Happy Thanksgiving!
Dec 5

Yu Xie


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 2014 calendar here.