On Death, November 3 2010 (Our Annual Halloween edition!)

Wednesday, November 3, 4:00-6:00 pm, Gradroom at Grad House, 66 Harbord St, Toronto. All are welcome. No advance registration is required. Presentations: Why hasn’t natural selection made us immortal? Arvid Ågren (Ecology & Evolutionary Biology) Only around 100 years ago, the Western world had a life expectancy 25 years lower than today. This was the […]

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On Women, December 4 2009

In commemoration of the twentieth anniversary of the Montreal Massacre: The Marriage Market and Women Colin Decker, Mathematics Many cultures throughout history have kept detailed marriage records. Marriage data is sometimes used by economists to gain a foothold in the study of other social phenomena for which direct data is not available. I will briefly […]

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