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CORE SEMINAR CALENDAR 2004 - 2005

Fall Semester at The Institute for Quantitative Social Science
34 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, Room 22

Wednesday Breakfast Meeting 9 - 10:30 am

September 22nd Steering Committee Members' Research Overview
September 29th Steering Committee Members' Research Overview
October 6th Elisabeth Parrott, Research Officer, Committee on the Use of Human Subjects
October 13th No Session at CBRSS Today - "NIH Peer Review and Funding Opportunities" at HMS New Research Building, Amphitheater, 77 Avenue Louis Pasteur, Boston, 7:30am - 12:15pm
October 20th Program Meeting, followed by Scholars and Directors Group Photo at 10:30am
PLEASE NOTE: THIS MEETING IS ONLY OPEN TO SCHOLARS, DIRECTORS AND STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBERS
October 27th Katie Carman, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"The Impact of Divorce and Widowhood on Health"
November 3rd

Debra Javeline, Scholar in Health Policy Research
Research Update on Work in Progress
PLEASE NOTE: THIS MEETING IS ONLY OPEN TO SCHOLARS, DIRECTORS AND STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBERS

November 10th Erica Field, Scholar in Health Policy Research
Research Update on Work in Progress
PLEASE NOTE: THIS MEETING IS ONLY OPEN TO SCHOLARS, DIRECTORS AND STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBERS
November 17th Jason Barabas, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"Health Knowledge and the Information Environment"
December 1st Wendy Cadge, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"Religion, Health and Medicine: A Conceptual Approach"
December 8th Cynthia Perry, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"Maternal Depression and Child Health"
December 15th Josh Guetzkow, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"Researching the Connections between the Mental Health Care and Criminal Justice Systems"

Spring Semester at Department of Health Care Policy
180 Longwood Avenue, Boston, Room 224E

Tuesday Lunch Meeting 12:30 - 2 pm

February 15th Funding Session
February 22nd Publications Session
March 1st Program Meeting
PLEASE NOTE: THIS MEETING IS ONLY OPEN TO SCHOLARS, DIRECTORS AND STEERING COMMITTEE MEMBERS
March 8th

Gary King, David Florence Professor of Government, Department of Government
"Model Dependence in Causal Inference"
NOTE: This research presentation is based on two papers. Read the first if you prefer to minimize technical notation; read the second if you prefer to see all the evidence and proofs.
Paper #1: (read either as) "When Can History be Our Guide? The Pitfalls of Counterfactual Inference" or "The Dangers of Extreme Counterfactuals"
Paper #2: "Matching as Nonparametric Preprocessing for Reducing Model Dependence in Parametric Causal Inference"

March 15th Debra Javeline, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"Sick of Politics: The Health Implications of Distrusting Government"
March 22nd Julie Lynch, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"What's Fair in Health Care?: Public Attitudes Towards Health Care Inequalities"
April 5th

Erica Field, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"Are there upward intergenerational education spillovers? The influence of children's schooling on parents' smoking cessation"

April 12th Wendy Cadge, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"Making Sense of Suffering: How Health Care Providers Construct Moral Meanings in a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit"
April 19th Jason Barabas, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"Effective Treatments for Increasing the Public's Health Policy Knowledge"
April 26th Cindy Perry, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"Maternal Depression and Child Health Outcomes"
May 3rd Josh Guetzkow, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"Mental Health Courts: Promise and Pitfalls"
May 10th Katie Carman, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"The Impact of Divorce and Widowhood on Health"
May 17th Julie Lynch, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"What's Fair in Health Care?: Public Attitudes Towards Health Care Inequalities"
May 24th

Jason Barabas, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"Effective Treatments for Increasing the Public's Health Policy Knowledge"
AND
Cindy Perry, Scholar in Health Policy Research
"Maternal Mental Health and Child Outcomes: Exploring an Identification Strategy"

For a list of previous Core Seminar Calendars: Archived Calendars

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