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SEMINAR

 

Malcolm Wiener Center
Inequality & Social Policy Seminar Series

Fall 2008

MONDAYS, NOON to 1:45 PM
Note: Presentation begins at 12:20 pm

LOCATION | Fall term
CGIS South-020 » View map

LOCATION | Spring term
Harvard Kennedy School

 


SEP 15, 2008

JENS LUDWIG, Social Service Administration, Law, and Public Policy, University of Chicago

"The Effects of School Desegregation on Crime"

Location: CGIS S-020 (Center for Government and International Studies, South Building, lower level). » View map

:: View paper

 


SEP 22, 2008

JANE WALDFOGEL, Social Work and Public Affairs,
Columbia University

"Britain's War on Poverty”

Location: CGIS S-020 (Center for Government and International Studies, South Building, lower level).

 


SEP 29, 2008

YU XIE, Sociology, University of Michigan

"Inequality in China"

Location: CGIS S-020 (Center for Government and International Studies, South Building, lower level).

 


OCT 6, 2008

PAUL A. JARGOWSKY, Public Policy, University of Texas at Dallas

"Before or After the Bell? School Context and Neighborhood Effects on Achievement"

Location: CGIS S-020 (Center for Government and International Studies, South Building, lower level).

:: View paper

 


OCT 13 , 2008

NO SEMINAR. Columbus Day

 


OCT 20 , 2008

JOE SOSS, Hubert H. Humphrey Institute of Public Affairs,
University of Minnesota

"Disciplining the Poor: Neoliberal Paternalism and the Persistent Power of Race"

Location: CGIS S-020 (Center for Government and International Studies, South Building, lower level).

:: View paper (background)


(SPECIAL EVENT)

OCT 21 , 2008

"AMERICAN INEQUALITY AND THE 2008 ELECTION"

A panel discussion featuring LARRY M. BARTELS, Princeton University, and THEDA SKOCPOL, Harvard University. Moderated by JENNIFER HOCHSCHILD, Harvard University... (View event video) »

Time: 4:30-6:00 p.m.

Location: Tsai Auditorium, CGIS S-010 (Center for Government and International Studies, South Building, lower level).



OCT 27 , 2008

ERIC A. HANUSHEK, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

“Harming the Best: How Schools Affect the Black-White Achievement Gap”

Location: CGIS S-020 (Center for Government and International Studies, South Building, lower level).

:: View paper

 


NOV 3 , 2008

MICHAEL HOUT, Sociology, University of California, Berkeley

“Rationing Opportunity: U.S. College Admission and Graduation Rates Are Too Low”

Location: CGIS S-020 (Center for Government and International Studies, South Building, lower level).

:: Audio


NOV 10 , 2008

TALI MENDELBERG, Politics, Princeton University

"Does Barack Obama Suffer a Racial Disadvantage?"

Location: CGIS S-020 (Center for Government and International Studies, South Building, lower level).

 


NOV 17 , 2008

CAROLYN HEINRICH, La Follette School of Public Affairs,
University of Wisconsin-Madison

"The Role of Temporary Help Employment in Low-wage Worker Advancement”

Location: CGIS S-020 (Center for Government and International Studies, South Building, lower level).

:: View paper (background)

 


NOV 24 , 2008

DUNCAN THOMAS, Economics, Duke University

"Preferences: Experimental and Survey Evidence"

Location: CGIS S-020 (Center for Government and International Studies, South Building, lower level).

 


DEC 1 , 2008

RICHARD BREEN, Sociology, Yale University

"Educational Assortative Marriage and Earnings Inequality"

Location: CGIS S-020 (Center for Government and International Studies, South Building, lower level).

:: View paper

 


DEC 8 , 2008

MARTIN McKEE, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of London

"Health at a Time of Rapid Social Change: Lessons from the Collapse of Communism in Europe"

Location: CGIS S-020 (Center for Government and International Studies, South Building, lower level).

:: View paper 1 (background)
:: View paper 2 (background)


DEC 15, 2008

ROLAND FRYER, Economics, Harvard University

"Growing Up in the Zone: An Analysis of a Unique Social Experiment in Harlem"

Location: CGIS S-020 (Center for Government and International Studies, South Building, lower level).

 

 

 

 

 

   
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