The Research Group on Human Capital hold its fifth workshop on Friday, April 5, 2019, at Université du Québec à Montréal. Seven academic researchers from the fields of Economics and Sociology presented recent work. The presentations primarily featured empirical research using microeconometric models, with a particular emphasis on questions of identification of causal effects. The workshop was intended to promote discussion and exchanges on the theme of the use of administrative data to inform public policy, broadly speaking, with a special interest in the role of public policies and interventions and their potential to equalize opportunities. Topics covered in this workshop included replicability, access and use of microdata, public policies, and social inequalities. The workshop was open not only to academics (professors, researchers, graduate students), but also to administrators and policymakers as well as to officials from governmental institutions with an interest in the topic.
When: Friday, April 5, 2019, 9:10 am - 4:45 pm
Where: Université du Québec à Montréal