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DPINVEST & INVESThub Workshop on interventions, evaluations and field experiments

Oct 26 2021 - Oct 27 2021

DPINVEST & INVESThub Workshop on interventions, evaluations and field experiments

Each year the thematic workshop will invite leading experts in the disciplines related to INVEST to present their work. The aim is to provide early career stage PhD researchers with the opportunity to discuss their work with more senior researchers working on similar topics to INVEST, to extend the international research network of PhD candidates and postdoctoral researchers and to build international research collaborations at the more senior levels.


Workshop programme

All times are in Helsinki (EEST) time.

Tuesday 26.10.2021

9:30-10:00 Welcome and introduction to the INVEST flagship project
Jani Erola, University of Turku

10:00-11:00 Mass Migration and Native’s Fertility Behaviour: Evidence from Syrian Refugees in Turkey (with Giray Aksoy)
Berkay Ozcan,LSE

11:00-12:00 Extensive guidance counseling of high school students in Germany: Does it have an impact on their educational pathways after graduation?
Irene Pietrzyk, WZB

12:00-13:00 Lunch

13:00-14:00 Still for Sale: The Micro-Dynamics of Vote Selling in the United States, Evidence From a List Experiment
Héctor Bahamonde, University of Turku

14:00-15:00 Internet-delivered cognitive behaviour therapy for children and adolescents –        experiences from development and clinical trials in Sweden
Eva Serlachius, Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Research Center, Stockholm

15:00-15:30 Coffee break

15:30-16:30 Information interventions as nudges to reduce educational inequalities? Experimental evidence
Carlo Barone, Observatoire Sociologique du Changement of Sciences Po


Wednesday 27.10.2021

9:30-10:30 Do informational frictions affect enrollment in public-sponsored training? Results from an online experiment
Ester Mbih, INVEST research-Hub

10:30-11:30  Embedding mixed methods process evaluations of interventions within field experiments. Case examples from physical activity interventions
Nelli E Hankonen

11:30-12:30 Lunch

12:30-13:30 Assessing the Continuity or Fade-out of Effects: Evidence from the Preparing for Life trial at age 9
Orla Doyle, University College Dublin

13:30-14:00 Discussion and Closure



Theywarmly welcome all parties from INVEST, sociology, psychology, child psychiatry, economic sociology and economics interested in interventions and experiments. Registration is via Peppi for those who wish to have credits and via the website otherwise.

Register here

Please sign up by 22.10.2021


Your hosts:
Patricia McMullin & Lauri Sääskvuori


Online, Zoom