Social Determinants of Latrine Use in India: Evidence from a Survey on Social Networks and Social Norms

Date: 
September 23, 2019 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Title: 
Postdoctoral Fellow
Affiliation: 
University of Pennsylvania, Center for Social Norms and Behavioral Dynamics
Speaker Biographies: 

demographer and sociologist with a PhD from the University of Pennsylvania and an MA in Statistics from the Wharton School, Dr. Alex Shpenev teaches the MBDS courses Statistical Reasoning for Behavioral Science and Data Science and Quantitative Modeling. Since coming to Penn, his interests have included understanding the educational gradient in health and mortality, specifically at the intersection with the sociology of the family and social networks. As a Postdoctoral Fellow in PennSoNG, Alex investigates how social norms and social networks are linked to latrine use and better sanitation practices in India

Location: 
McNeil 150
Video: 
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