Apr 28, 2017  |  Chicago, IL

Research Transparency and Reproducibility in Social Science Research – Catalyst Workshop, PAA 2017

Catalyst Elise Wang Sonne will hold a hands-on research transparency workshop at the 2017 Population Association of America (PAA) Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.

Location: PAA 2017 Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL
Hilton Chicago, Private Dining Room #4
Time: 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm

This workshop is designed for young statisticians and demographic researchers attending the 2017 PAA Annual Meeting. Participants will learn more about research transparency and reproducibility in the social sciences with practical programming examples in Stata, Markdoc, R Markdown, and TIER.

A small lunch and snacks will be provided.

This short-course is part of a Catalyst Training Project. More details about the project can be found here.

About the Instructor:
Soazic Elise Wang Sonne is a Ph.D. Research Fellow at the United Nations University (UNU-MERIT) in Maastricht, the Netherlands. Her research is focused on using a gender perspective to evaluate interventions aimed at increasing technology adoption and children’s wellbeing in Sub-Saharan Africa. Elise investigates the determinants of women’s intra-household bargaining power using cross-sectional survey data or lab and field experiments. Through her teaching activities in statistics and econometrics and thesis mentorship of Master of Science students in Public Policy and Human Development at her university, Elise aims to advance the rigor of research methods. As part of the Open Science movement, she is dedicated to “empowering the next generation to advance Open education, Open access and Open Data,” and is committed to sensitizing and building junior researchers’ adoption of transparent methods in Sub-Saharan Africa.