Trento School of Applied Quantitative Research
24-26 novembre 2021
Dipartimento di Sociologia e Ricerca Sociale, Università di Trento
The “Trento School of Applied Quantitative Research” is a multi-year advanced training school on key themes of sociology as analytical, quantitative and interdisciplinary social science, thus involving sociological, economic, demographic, statistical and computer science approaches.
The School aims to provide a systematic integration of the theoretical, methodological and technical ‘front edge’ aspects of applied quantitative research.
The school is addressed to PhD students, post-docs and researchers of universities, public and private research institutions in the early stages of their career or willing to deepen their preparation acquiring advanced technical-methodological knowledge applicable in their research. Official language of the School will be English.
The second edition focuses on Health and in particular on “Health Inequalities, Family and Labour Market Dynamics”. The substantive topics include the correlates of psychological and physical health in terms of parental marriage and ethnicity, employment and unemployment transitions, and the role of welfare policies in longitudinal and comparative perspectives. Applied sessions cover classification and regression tree (CART) methods, hybrid panel models and difference-in-differences propensity score matching. Speakers of the second edition are Anna Baranowska-Rataj (Umeå University), Michael Gebel (University of Bamberg), Jonas Voßemer (MZES), Alice Goisis (UCL), Wendy Sigle (LSE).