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Results: 21 - 40 of 70
  • 12 Apr 2018
    Aina Gallego
    AMCIS Seminar Aina Gallego - The political implications of technological change

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Despite a very lively academic and public debate about the potentially disruptive transformation of workplaces due to digitalization and automation, we know little about the political consequences of technological ...

  • 15 Mar 2018
    Mikael Persson
    AMCIS Seminar Mikael Persson: Can Increased Education Help Reduce the Political Opportunity Gap?

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    It is well documented that voter turnout is lower among persons who grow up in families of low socio-economic status compared to persons from high-status families.

  • 27 Feb 2018
    Allen Leblanc
    AMCIS Seminar Allen Leblanc: Couple-Level Minority Stress and the Well-Being of Sexual Minority Populations

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Members of same-sex couples continue to contend with stress related to stigma and prejudice despite improved social and policy climates.

  • 7 Dec 2017
    Wendy Sigle
    AMCIS Seminar: Mind the Gap by Wendy Sigle (LSE)

    13:00 - 14:00 | Lecture

    Using data from the British Millennium Cohort Study (MCS), Wendy Sigle examines how and why the health benefits of having two biological parents in a stable, marital relationship vary by maternal nativity, taking ...

  • 23 Nov 2017
    Janne Johnsson
    AMCIS Seminar: Ethnic and socioeconomic inequality in education

    14:00 - 15:00 | Lecture

    Students of disadvantaged socioeconomic background and of immigrant origin often share in poorer school achievement but the former group have low aspirations while the latter typically show high aspirations.

  • 7 Nov 2017
    Leslie McCall
    AMCIS Seminar: The Opportunity Model of Beliefs about Economic Inequality and Redistribution

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    The opportunity model posits that Americans care most about economic inequality when they think it is restricting economic opportunities.

  • 2 Nov 2017
    Marc Helbling
    AMCIS Seminar: What is Islamophobia?

    13:00 - 14:00 | Lecture

    What citizens think about Muslim immigrants is of great importance for some of the most pressing challenges facing Western democracies.

  • Start 28 Sep 2017
    End 29 Sep 2017
    Ethnic Inequality in the Labour Market

    09:00 - 17:00 | Symposium

    In the past decades, an extensive body of literature has emerged that investigates the labour market performance of ethnic minorities in comparison to the majority population. Researchers have focused on ...

  • 19 Sep 2017
    Students in class in Rwanda
    Classrooms, Coffee Shops and Counterfactuals

    15:30 - 17:00 | Lecture

    Scholars and policy-makers around the world routinely look to educational expansion as the “engine” of economic growth. Still, the causal association between schooling and economic development is a problematic one ...

  • 8 Sep 2017
    Jaap Dronkers
    Onderwijs, Echtscheiding, Elites en de Publieke Zaak

    09:30 - 18:00 | Symposium

    Op 30 maart 2016 overleed hoogleraar Sociologie Jaap Dronkers. Op vrijdag 8 september organiseert AMCIS een speciaal herdenkingssymposium in de Universiteitsbibliotheek van Amsterdam. Hierin wordt zowel ruimte ...

  • 24 May 2017
    Education isotis
    The historical roots of corruption

    13:00 - 14:00 | Lecture

    Eric Uslaner shows us a link between levels of mass education in 1870 and corruption levels in 2010 for 78 countries, that remains strong when controlling for change in the level of education, GDP/ capita, and ...

  • 11 May 2017
    Politics, Psychology, Law and Economics, Zuidas Amsterdam
    The role of language proficiency and accent in ethnic minorities' youth transitions

    13:00 - 14:00 | Lecture

    Sociological research on the role of language proficiency in immigrant integration has been flourishing in recent decades. The role of accent has been so far rather neglected. Irene Kogan (University of Mannheim) ...

  • 23 Mar 2017
    Economic decline and residential segregation: a Swedish study with focus on Malmö

    13:00 - 14:00 | Lecture

    Roger Andersson (Uppsala University) studies the correlation between economic recession and income segregation in Malmö, Sweden, with focus on development in the regions’ poorest neighborhoods.

  • 9 Mar 2017
    Nicola Barban
    Does genetic influence on education change across neighbourhoods?

    13:00 - 14:00 | Lecture

    Nicola Barban (Oxford University) investigates if neighborhood characteristics such as education, unemployment and poverty level mitigate the genetic predisposition to higher educational attainment.

  • 23 Feb 2017
    Nathalie Giger
    The diminishing value of minority representation. Between group representation and individual career paths

    13:00 - 14:00 | Lecture

    Nathalie Giger (University of Geneva) argues that members of parliament (MP) choose to represent their underrepresented group particularly at the beginning of their mandate since it gives them credibility when they ...

  • 24 Nov 2016
    Lucinda Platt
    Ethnic identity in context

    13:00 - 14:00 | Lecture

    Ethnic identity development and expression is an area of strong academic interest and political debate. Using a large nationally representative UK data set Lucinda Platt (London School of Economics) explores the role ...

  • 10 Nov 2016
    Robert Andersen
    Support for government intervention. The interactive role of economic prosperity and inequality

    13:30 - 14:30 | Lecture

    Using World Values Survey data and national-level data on economic prosperity and income inequality, Robert Andersen (University of Western Ontario) assesses the relationship between public opinion on government ...

  • 27 Oct 2016
    Public opinion on policy trade-offs in European welfare states

    13:00 - 14:00 | Lecture

    Marius Busemeyer of the University of Konstanz discusses how demands for social investment policies, in particular education, come into conflict with budgetary concerns, using new survey data on individual-level ...

  • 13 Oct 2016
    Culture and Multigenerational Socioeconomic Attainment

    13:00 - 14:00 | Event

    Drawing on recent research, Mads Meier Jæger (University of Copenhagen) will discuss how cultural traits may affect the socioeconomic position of various generations.

  • 13 Sep 2016
    Welk soort wetenschappelijk bewijs is van belang voor onderwijsbeleidsanalyses?

    14:00 - 17:00 | Workshop

    In juni publiceerde het Centraal Planbureau (CPB) Kansrijk Onderwijsbeleid, een literatuurstudie die de kosten en baten van diverse onderwijsbeleidsmaatregelen in kaart bracht. De studie leidde tot veel discussie. ...