SIMSAM national workshop
Stockholm, April 19-20, 2012

Workshop program
(Program in pdf)

THURSDAY April 19

 

 

10:30

Steering meeting SINGS, B900, SU södra husen

 

 

11:30

Steering meeting SIMSAM (with sandwich lunch)

 

 

13:00

Opening/Introduction

 

SIMSAM update - spring 2012 (Anna Holmström, Umeå University)



Register data:

Demographic variables (Gunnar Andersson, SUNDEM)

Socioeconomic variables (Erik Bihagen, SUNSTRAT)

Geographical analyses of register data (John Östh, SUNDEM)

Updates on the new Swedish dwelling registers and related household statistics (HoB)

 

15:00

Coffee

   
15:20 Presentations of research with Swedish-styled register data from neighboring countries:
Denmark and Sweden (Sven Drefahl, SU)

Finland and Sweden (Juho Härkönen, SU)

The Netherlands and Sweden (Karen Haandrikman, SU)

16:20

Discussion on common data sources (Marie Reilly, MEB)

 

 

17:00 Poster session
   

20:00

Dinner at Restaurant Aubergine, Linnégatan 38, T Östermalmstorg / Stadion

 

 

FRIDAY April 20

 

 

09:00

Research presentations: Node papers (12+3 minutes)

 

Social background and educational attainment (Robert Erikson, SUNSTRAT)

Second generation immigrants and age at parenthood: A longitudinal study of the impact of intergenerational transmission of fertility behavior (Kirk Scott, Lund)

Quality of life among long-term survivors of oesophageal cancer surgery (Pernilla Lagergren, UGIR)

Confounder adjustment in observational studies: Using propensity and prognostic scores for semi- parametric estimation of average causal effect (Ingeborg Waernbaum, Umeå)

Quantifying bias in register based research (Luwis Diya, MEB)

 

10:30

Coffee
   
11:00 Issues of causality in research designs based on register data
Mårten Palme, Economics at SU and Anton Lager, CHESS

12:00

Student research presentations: Node studies (12+3 minutes)

 

Do childhood events influence adult life? - The importance of parental death, parental separation and migration on labour market marginalization (Mats Borrie, UMEÅ)

Gastroesophageal reflux disease and sleep problems: Is the association confounded by genes? (Anna Lindam, UGIR)

Sex ratios at the workplace and mortality / morbidity (Kieron Barclay, SUNDEM)

 

13:00

Lunch

 

 

14:00

Student research presentations, continued

Weak performance – strong determination: School achievement and educational choice among ethnic minority students in Sweden (Frida Rudolphi, SUNSTRAT)

Early life environments and first-time parenthood: The experience of native and immigrant women in Sweden, 1990-2009 (Serhiy Dekhtyar, LUND)

15:00

Closing