ISER Spring Seminar schedule

by UAA Institute of Social and Economic Research  |   

The Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) is hosting a series of seminars for the UAA community. ISER faculty, staff and guests will present on varied topics, from research on the PFD to misinformation on Facebook. Seminars are Tuesdays over the lunch hour. For details on attending these sessions, please email

Upcoming seminars

Tuesday, April 5, noon-1 p.m.
Examining the Association between History of Heart Attack and Experiencing Frequent Mental Distress among United States Veterans and Adult Civilians: A 2019 National Level Study
Jessica Passini, Research Professional, ISER

Tuesday, April 12, noon-1 p.m.
Engaging with Empathy and Education: The Alaska Public Health Information Response Team's Approach to Misinformation on Facebook
Alexandra Edwards, Project Manager, ISER

Past seminars

Tuesday, March 15, noon-1 p.m.
Rural-Urban Migration of Alaska Native Peoples: Changing Patterns and Causes
Matt Berman, Professor of Economics, ISER

Tuesday, March 22, noon-1 p.m.
Causal Estimation and the PFD: Ongoing work from the Cash Transfer Lab
Robert Pickett, NYU Cash Transfer Lab

Tuesday, March 29, noon-1 p.m. (new date)
Alaska's Permanent Fund Dividend and Maternal Health: Ongoing and Future Research
Mary Kopriva, Assistant Professor of Health Care Economics, ISER

For questions or details on attending these sessions, please email

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