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SEMINAR

 

Malcolm Wiener Center
Inequality & Social Policy Seminar Series

Fall 2010

 

MONDAYS, NOON to 1:45 PM
Note: Presentation begins at 12:15 pm

SEMINAR LOCATIONS| Fall 2010
Fall seminars will generally take place at the Harvard Kennedy School, with a few exceptions. Please check below for specific locations.

 


 

SEP 13, 2010

PATRICK SHARKEY, Sociology, New York University

“Everyday Inequality: The Acute Effect of Community Violence on Children’s Functioning”

Location: Harvard Kennedy School, Nye A-B, Taubman Building, 5th floor.

:: View paper :: Appendix

:: Personal homepage

 


 

SEP 20, 2010

ROBERT POLLIN, Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst

"Can the Green New Deal Really Work?"

Location: Harvard Kennedy School, Bell Hall, Belfer Building, 5th Floor.

:: View paper. Related: 1 2

:: Personal homepage

 


 

SEP 27, 2010

DAVID RUEDA, Comparative Politics, Oxford University

"Explaining the Political Consequences of Inequality: Relative Income Effects, Altruism, and Group Heterogeneity in Western Europe"

Location: Harvard Kennedy School, Bell Hall, Belfer Building, 5th Floor.

No paper available.

:: Personal homepage

 


 

Winner-Take-All Politics(SPECIAL EVENT)

WED, SEP 29, 2010

 

HAS AMERICAN POLITICS BETRAYED THE MIDDLE CLASS?

A discussion sparked by the new book, Winner-Take-All Politics. With the authors, JACOB S. HACKER and PAUL PIERSON, and analysis from ARCHON FUNG and THEDA SKOCPOL. Moderated by ALEX KEYSSAR.

Details: Wednesday, September 29, 2010 | 4:15-6:00 PM | CGIS South-010 (Tsai Auditorium). » info

 


 

OCT 4, 2010

MARIO SMALL, Sociology, University of Chicago

"Rethinking Social Capital"

Location: Harvard Kennedy School, Bell Hall, Belfer Building, 5th Floor.

:: View paper

:: Personal homepage

 


 

OCT 11, 2010

COLUMBUS DAY - No seminar

 

 


 

OCT 18, 2010

SAMUEL BOWLES, Economics, Santa Fe Institute

"The intergenerational transmission of wealth and the dynamics of inequality from pre-history to the knowledge-based economy"

Location: CGIS South-020 (Belfer Case Study Room), Concourse Level, 1730 Cambridge Street)» View map

:: View paper

:: Personal homepage

 


 

OCT 25, 2010

ANDREW SAMWICK, Economics, Dartmouth College

"The Design of Retirement Saving Programs in the Presence of Competing Consumption Needs"

Location: Harvard Kennedy School, Allison Dining Room, Taubman Building, 5th Floor.

:: View paper

:: Personal homepage

 


 

NOV 1, 2010

JANET CURRIE, Economics, Columbia University

"Inequalities in Health at Birth: Some Causes and Consequences"

Location: Harvard Kennedy School, Bell Hall, Belfer Building, 5th floor.

No paper available.

:: Personal homepage

 


 

NOV 8, 2010

GEORGE GALSTER, Urban Affairs, Wayne State University

"Explorations into Threshold Effects on Individuals from Changing Neighborhood Income Composition"

Location: Harvard Kennedy School, Allison Dining Room, Taubman Building, 5th Floor.

:: View paper

:: Personal homepage

 


 

NOV 15, 2010

PHILIPPE BOURGOIS, Anthropology and Family and Community Medicine, University of Pennsylvania

"The Moral Economy of Public Violence in the U.S. Inner City:  The Case of Puerto Rican North Philadelphia"

Location: Harvard Kennedy School, Bell Hall, Belfer Building, 5th Floor.

No paper available

:: Personal homepage

 


 

NOV 22, 2010

ALISON MORANTZ, Stanford Law School

"Coal Mine Safety: Do Unions Make a Difference?"

Location: Harvard Kennedy School, Allison Dining Room, Taubman Building, 5th Floor.

:: View paper

:: Personal homepage

 


 

NOV 29, 2010

HEATHER GERKEN, Yale Law School

“Beyond Voice and Exit:  Toward A New Theory Of Minority Empowerment”

Location: Harvard Kennedy School, Allison Dining Room, Taubman Building, 5th Floor.

No paper available.

:: Personal homepage

 


 

DEC 6, 2010

MARIANNE BERTRAND, Economics, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

“Information Disclosure, Cognitive Biases, and Payday Borrowing”

Location: CGIS South-020 (Belfer Case Study Room), Concourse Level, 1730 Cambridge Street)» View map

:: View paper

:: Personal homepage

 


 

DEC 13, 2010

STEPHEN RAUDENBUSH, Sociology, University of Chicago

"Reorganizing Schools to Reduce Inequality"

Location: Harvard Kennedy School, Allison Dining Room, Taubman Building, 5th Floor.

Paper not for circulation.

:: Personal homepage

 

 

   
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