Centre for Economic Demography

Lund University School of Economics and Management

Lund Population Day 2021 Big Microdata and Population Research Keynote speaker: Steven Ruggles

Published: 2021-06-03

"Big Microdata and Population Research" with keynote speaker Steven Ruggles!

Professor Steven Ruggles at University of Minnesota and IPUMS - Ruggles was appointed honorary doctor at Lund University School of Economics and Management 2020 - will give the keynote on "Big Microdata and Population Research" in the afternoon. 

The full-day program includes presentations with a number of researchers at Lund University.

Thursday November 18

10:15-10:30 Welcome and introduction

10:30-12:00 Session 1 - moderator Johan Sandberg

Ola Hall Faculty of Social Sciences: "A satellite image is worth 1000 words: Examples of how satellite data can serve social sciences and economics in data poor regions"

Anna Oudin Faculty of Medicine: "Air pollution as a cause for dementia: A review of epidemiological and experimental  studies"

Markus Grillitsch Faculty of Social Sciences: "Big Microdata: Applications and reflections from an economic geography perspective"

12:00-13:00 Lunch

13:00-14:30 Session 2 - moderator Therese Nilsson

Petter Lundborg School of Economics and Management: "Intergenerational wealth mobility and fertility

Anton Nilsson Faculty of Medicine: "Big data meets smaller data: Can data from population registers be used to generalize findings from a health cohort?"

Luciana Quaranta School of Economics and Management: "Disease exposure in early life affects female reproduction"

14:30-15:00 Coffee break

Session 3

Steven Ruggles (University of Minnesota/IPUMS) "Big Microdata and Population Research"




When: November 18, 10:15-16:30

Where: School of Economics and Management, EC3:210