REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
Intergenerational Mobility in the United States:
Obtaining New Insights from Population-Based Statistics
The Russell Sage Foundation, the principal American foundation devoted exclusively to research in the social sciences, seeks applications for research projects that deepen our understanding of intergenerational mobility in the U.S. by using recently released statistics on mobility [...]
Call for Proposals: “Demography in the Digital Age”
On August 15th 2014, Facebook is sponsoring a conference on data collection in the digital age. Planned for the day before the American Sociological Association meetings in SF, the conference aims to bring together faculty, grad students, and industry professionals to share techniques related [...]
CALL FOR PAPER PROPOSALS
Social Insurance and Lifecycle Events Among Older Americans
With support from AARP, a conference on Social Insurance and Lifecycle Events Among Older Americans will be held on December 5th of 2014 in Washington, DC. The conference will focus specifically on lifecycle events commonly encountered by older Americans, the responsiveness of current policies to those events, and new [...]
Call for Applications: 2014 Summer Institute in LGBT Population Health
On July 14-August 8, 2014, The Center for Population Research in LGBT Health at The Fenway Institute and the Department of Community Health Sciences at Boston University School of Public Health are hosting a Summer Institute in LGBT Population Health in Boston, Massachusetts.
The Institute will [...]
RSF: THE RUSSELL SAGE FOUNDATION JOURNAL OF THE SOCIAL SCIENCES
ISSUE AND CONFERENCE ON SEVERE DEPRIVATION IN AMERICA
Request for Articles: Severe Deprivation in America
Since 2000, the U.S. poverty rate has increased and the poor have become poorer. Along with hardships brought on by the Great Recession, welfare reform, [...]
Summary. The General Social Survey invites proposals to add questions to its anticipated 2016 survey. Proposals will be accepted on the basis of scientific quality and scholarly interest. Outside funding is not necessary. The deadline for submissions is March 15, 2014.
Pending the renewal of support and availability of sufficient funds, the [...]
The Center for Retirement Research at Boston College announces the 2014 Steven H. Sandell Grant Program for research on retirement income and policy, funded by the U.S. Social Security Administration.
* The Sandell Program provides the opportunity for junior scholars and senior scholars entering a new field to pursue projects on retirement income and policy. [...]