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New research on the impact of gold prices on baby girls' survival in India

Recent government figures put India’s sex ratio at birth at 900 girls per 1,000 boys during 2013–15. Professor Sonia Bhalotra’s study looks into the tradition of bridal dowry and follows the price of gold to unpick changes in India’s baby girl birth rate over decades.

May 2018 EUROMOD Course

Presented by: EUROMOD team

Venue: Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex, Colchester, Essex

Understanding Society Masterclass: Integrating Genetics and the Social Science

Presented by: Professor Daniel Benjamin, Director of the Behavioural and Health Genomics Center, University of Southern California, and Co-Director of the Social Science Genetic Association Consortium; Professor Michaela Benzeval, Director of Understanding Society, University of Essex; Professor Meena Kumari, Professor of Biomedical and Social Sciences,Understanding Society, University of Essex;

Venue: RIBA 66 Portland Place London W1B 1AD