May 8, 2018

CSDE Seminar Series

Population Health Panel

     When:  Friday, May 11, 2018 (12:30 - 1:30 PM)
     Where:  121 Raitt Hall


  • “Fringe Banking, the Unbanked and Health: implications for social and economic policy” — Affiliate Anjum Hajat
  • “A Two-Way Street: Impacts of positive income shocks and financial disincentives on weight-related health” — Jessica Jones-Smith
  • “The Health Effects of Minimum Wage Policies” — Affiliate Jennifer Otten & James Buszkiewicz
  • Organized by Affiliate David Grembowski
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CSDE Workshops

CSDE Grant Writing Summer Program – Apply by 5/15

CSDE is developing its first annual summer grant writing program – a chance for you to learn more about NIH grant-writing and to workshop your proposal with other participants and with experienced senior faculty. Writing a grant in isolation can be mystifying—instead, we aim to create a group experience that is still hard work, but which will be supportive, fun, productive, and ultimately rewarding.

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CSDE Biomarker Working Group: Field Friendly Biomarker Collection

     When:  Thursday, May 17 (12:30 - 2:00 PM)
     Where:  114 Raitt Hall


Field Friendly Biomarker Collection
Ben Trumble, Assistant Professor, School of Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University

Dr. Trumble will discuss the collection and use of biomarkers for medical treatment and research in low infrastructure settings. The Biomarker Working Group provides a forum for informal discussions of practical and theoretical issues associated with collecting and using biomarker data in social and behavioral science research. Light refreshments will be served, and everyone is welcome to attend.

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CSDE Research & Highlights

Mary Kay Gugerty Co-Authors “The Goldilocks Challenge: Right-Fit Evidence for the Social Sector”

“While doing good is great, doing it well is even better.” This is the guiding principle behind The Goldilocks Challenge: Right-Fit Evidence for the Social Sector, a book co-authored by Affiliate Mary Kay Gugerty, Professor at the Evans School, and Dean Karlan, Professor of Economics and Finance at Northwestern University. The Goldilocks Challenge provides a framework to measure the impact and strategies of the social sector.

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Jacqueline Darroch Examines Investments in Contraception and Maternal and Newborn Health

Affiliate Jacqueline Darroch, Senior Fellow at the Guttmacher Institute, investigates investments in contraception and newborn/maternal health in Adding It Up: Investing in Contraception and Maternal and Newborn Health, 2017.  The report is part of Adding It Up, an ongoing project by the Guttmacher Institute that estimates the need for, use of, and costs associated with sexual and reproductive services in developing countries. 

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Conferences & Calls for Papers



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