Research in Progress (RIP): "Social Policies and Global Health: How Newly Available Quantitative Data on Policies in 193 Countries Can Shift the Field"

Seminar

Speaker(s)

Jody Heymann, UCLA Fielding School of Public Health

Date and Time

May 6, 2015 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

FSI Contact

Nicole Feldman

Please note: All research in progress seminars are off-the-record. Any information about methodology and/or results are embargoed until publication

Abstract:

This talk will introduce new quantitative data on over 1000 social, economic, and environmental policies in 193 countries.  It will open a discussion on how the global data revolution could transform how we can examine what works to address social inequalities and their impact on global health.

Please join us after the seminar for light refreshments with the presenter.