Topics in Quantitative Sociology
Fall 2020 ENSAE
Sociologists try to account for the complexity of causality in social phenomena by reconstructing the mechanisms (chains) of action. We examine how this approach explains differences in cultural reproduction.
Case-study for reading and commentary
Jaeger & Breen, 2016, AJS, “A Dynamic Model of Cultural Reproduction”
Commentaries: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
Case-studies for presentation