Fields Institute, room 230, 222 College St.
  • May 25, 2017 from 6:00pm to 7:00pm

This year’s presentation “Insights Into Human Survival” will be delivered by Dr. Noreen Goldman from Princeton University.

  • Why do never-married persons typically die earlier than their married counterparts?
  • Why do Latinos in the US live longer than non-Latino whites despite having lower education, lower income, and poorer access to healthcare?

Inspired by the simple, yet elegant, mathematical models of Nathan Keyfitz, Goldman will describe her work using basic mathematical and statistical tools to understand the, sometimes surprising, societal inequalities in survival.