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  • Health and Well-Being as Human Capital: The Interactions between Parental Health, Children Well-Being and Life Outcomes

    The Research Group on Human Capital invites you to attend its second workshop, which will be held on Friday, April 17, 2015, at the University of Quebec in Montreal. The workshop will focus on the formation of health and well-being in the family and investigate the contribution of different public policies to reducing health inequalities in children and their parents. Registration (including lunch) is free but mandatory. Click here for more details and to register.

    17 March 2015 - 2:32pm |
  • Big Data for Social Policy

    On April 13 to 16, 2015, the Fields Institute for Research in Mathematical Sciences is hosting a workshop in Toronto on “Big Data for Social Policy.” The workshop is organized around five key topics, all focused on social problems and policy issues: official statistics; privacy issues; urban analytics; agent-based modeling and network models. To register and consult the program, visit the conference page.

    5 March 2015 - 3:01pm |
  • Call for Papers

    The Federation of Canadian Demographers invites proposals for its upcoming conference “Revisiting the demographic challenges of the 21st Century -  Population dynamics, demographic methods and public policy” which will take place in Ottawa on June 4&5 2015.  Send abstracts by email to by March 1st 2015. This conference is a joint initiative of the Canadian Population Society and the Association des démographes du Québec.

    18 February 2015 - 9:38am |