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Social Mobility and Intergenerational Transmissions

The Research Group on Human Capital of UQAM's School of Management invites you to attend its fourth workshop, which will be held on Friday, October 6, 2017, at UQAM. Eight academic researchers from the fields of Economics and Sociology will present recent work on the theme of social mobility and intergenerational transmissions. The workshop is intended to promote discussion and exchanges on the theme of social mobility, broadly speaking, with a special interest in the role of public policies and interventions and their potential to equalize opportunities. Registration is free (including lunch) but mandatory.

6 September 2017 - 12:43pm |

Learn about RDCs at Congress 2017

On May 30th, our colleagues from Statistics Canada are hosting a session at Congress 2017 in Toronto to discuss “How to access Statistics Canada’s confidential data sets and the experience of working at Research Data Centres.” Moderated by CRDCN’s executive director Martin Taylor, the panel includes seasoned researchers as well as graduate students who will share their experience of working with RDC microdata. Martin Cooke (Waterloo), Michael Haan (Western), Heather Rollwagen (Ryerson), Brittany Etmanski (Ph.D. candidate at Waterloo), and Brad Seward (Ph.D. candidate at Guelph) are looking forward to answer all your questions about the process of applying for RDC access and the type of research that can be conducted with RDC data. Welcome!

16 May 2017 - 4:36pm |

The story of Canada's ethnocultural diversity in numbers

On April 25, Statistics Canada will host the first of a four-part speaker series organized to mark the 150th anniversary of Confederation. Peter S. Li, Professor Emeritus at the University of Saskatchewan, will address the ‘construction of diversity’ in Canada, based not only on demographic realities but also on normative values at different points in time. His presentation will be followed by a panel discussion with Jack Jedwab, Ümit Kiziltan, Nora Spinks, Yoko Yoshida and Jean-Pierre Corbeil. The Chief Statistician of Canada, Anil Arora, will chair the event. Register early, as space is limited.

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