Quantitative Social Science (QSS) hosts a weekly seminar series, where invited speakers present work of relevance to the research interests of the group.
Seminars take place on Wednesdays at 13.00 -14.00 at Centre for Longitudinal Studies, 55-59 Gordon Square, room G02. Please note the venue listed on the event page in case of room changes.
The seminars are open to the general public and all are welcome to attend.
Spring term 2020
More seminar titles for Spring 2020 are to be confirmed.
|15 January 2020||Reducing police misconduct and use of force through procedural justice training||George Wood||Northwestern University|
|22 January 2020||The burden of reproductive histories and health status later in life in Indonesia||Tiziana Leone||LSE|
|29 January 2020||The organisational economics of school chains|
Professor Olmo Silva
|5 February 2020||DIY or ask someone nice?||Marina Della Giusta||University of Reading|
|12 February 2020||Should I make an effort? Educational trajectories in Switzerland||Kaspar Burger||UCL (QSS)|
|26 February 2020||The social gap in higher education: new evidence from sibling data||Cristina Iannelli||University of Edinburgh|
|4 March 2020||Cancelled |
Handling non-response in UK longitudinal cohort studies
|Richard Silverwood||UCL (CLS)|
|11 March 2020||Stephan Collishaw||Cardiff University|
|18 March 2020||The impact of all-day schools on students’ skills||Larissa Zierow||ifo Institute|
|25 March 2020||Astrid Kunze||Norwegian School of Economics|
Date Title Speaker(s) 24 April 2019 The returns to university in the UK: New evidence from administrative data Jack Britton (Institute for Fiscal Studies) 1 May 2019 Addressing identification challenges concerning neighbourhood effects on individual wellbeing Gundi Knies (ISER, University of Essex) 8 May 2019 The development, causes and consequences of childhood obesity: exploring heterogeneity using multiple birth cohorts Dr Will Johnson (Loughborough University) 15 May 2019 The effects of pay decentralisation on teachers' pay and retention Bilal Nasim (UCL Insitute of Education) 22 May 2019 TBC Dylan Kneale (UCL Insitute of Education) 29 May 2019 Behavioural feedback: Do individual choices influence scientific results? Emily Oster (Brown University) 5 June 2019 The health effects of early interventions: Evidence from Sure Start Sarah Cattan (Institute for Fiscal Studies)
Date Speaker 4 October 2017 Hill Kulu (University of St Andrew) 11 October 2017 Victor Lavy (University of Warwick) 18 October 2017 Attila Linder (UCL Economics) 25 October 2017 Peter Dolton (University of Sussex) 1 November 2017 Emma Smith (University of Warwick) 15 November 2017 Ingrid Schoon (UCL Institute of Education) 22 November 2017 Christine Kelly (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) 29 November 2017 Cancelled: Dingeman Wiertz (Nuffield College, University of Oxford) 6 December 2017 Martin Weale (Kings College London) 13 December 2017 Brian Bell (Kings College London)
Date Speaker 10 January 2018 Anna Barbuscia (London School of Economics) 17 January 2018 Sophie Hedge (PhD, London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) 24 January 2018 Bob Erens (London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine) 31 January 2018 Christina Gibson-Davis (Duke University) 7 February 2018 Natasha Codiroli McMaster (PhD Student, QSS) 21 February 2018 Brienna Perelli-Harris (University of Southampton) 28 February 2018 Cancelled: Emilia Del Bono (Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex) 7 March 2018 Cancelled: Alex Patzina (Institute of Employment Research, IAB) 14 March 2018 Cancelled: Sander Wagner (Paris Graduate School of Economics, Statistics and Finance) 21 March 2018 Michela Tincani (UCL Economics)
Date Speaker 25 April 2018 Asma Benhenda (Paris School of Economics) 2 May 2018 Alex Patzina (Institute for Employment Research, IAB) 9 May 2018 Stephanie von Hinke Kessler Scholder (University of Bristol) 16 May 2018 Anna Pearce (University of Glasgow) 23 May 2018 Dingeman Wiertz (Nuffield College, University of Oxford) 30 May 2018 Afshin Zilanawala (UCL Epidemiology & Public Health) 6 June 2018 Aaron Reeves (London School of Economics) 13 June 2018 Jutta Viinikainen (University of Jyväskylä, Finland) 20 June 2018 Alice Sullivan (UCL Institute of Education) 27 June 2018 Ludovica Gambaro (DIW Berlin)
Date Speaker 11 January 2017 Sam Sims (UCL Institute of Education) 18 January 2017 Lucy Riglin (Cardiff University) 25 January 2017 Michael Pluess (Queen Mary's London) 1 February 2017 Megan Sweeney (UCLA, Sociology) 8 February 2017 Climent Quintana-Domeque (University of Oxford, Economics) 22 February 2017 Lucinda Platt (LSE) 1 March 2017 Maria Iacovou (University of Cambridge, Sociology) 8 March 2017 Giulia Ferrari (LSHTM) 15 March 2017 Erzsebet Bukodi (University of Oxford, Social Policy) 22 March 2017 Cheti Nicoletti (University of York, Economics)