The Scientific Panel on Nuptiality of the International Union for the Scientific Study of Population and the Institut national de la recherche scientifique (INRS) invite research proposals to participate in the International Seminar on “Separation, Divorce, Repartnering and Remarriage around the World” which will be held in Montreal on May 4 to 6, 2015 in Montreal. The deadline to submit an abstract is September 15. For all details, click here.
Recently, the QICSS held an international conference where dozens of researchers from here and abroad met to discuss the impact of social policies on health inequalities. You can now watch online the videos of the presentations given during this meeting. Among the highlights, we wish to point out the presentations of the first panel in which Sylvie Michaud, Daniel Fuller et Denis Hamel discussed the implications for health inequalities research of the abolition of the Canadian long-form census and its replacement by the National Household Survey.
The Canadian Labour Market and Skills Researcher Network (CLSRN) recently released two working papers based on confidential microdata from various surveys available in the RDCs. Haimin Zhang (BCI RDC) analyses the relationship between immigration and crime rates in Canada in “Immigration and Crime: Evidence from Canada”, while Yigit Aydede (Atlantic RDC) investigates how location choices of native-born workers can be influenced by the conditions in both the potential destinations and the departure regions in “Immigration and Location Choices of Native-Born Workers in Canada”.