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Malcolm Wiener Center
Inequality & Social Policy Seminar Series

Fall 2012

Note: Presentation begins at 12:15 pm

Allison Dining Room | Taubman building, 5th floor
Harvard Kennedy School | 79 JFK St, Cambridge, MA



SEP 10, 2012

PAULA ENGLAND, Sociology, New York University.

"Cohort Trends in Premarital Births:  Is it About Marriageable Men?"

:: Personal homepage

:: Paper



SEP 17, 2012

STEFANIE DELUCA, Sociology, Johns Hopkins University

"Why Poor People Move: Residential Mobility, Selection, and Segregation"

:: Personal homepage



SEP 24, 2012

RICHARD WILKINSON, Professor Emeritus of Social Epidemiology, University of Nottingham and The Equality Trust

"Inequality and Dysfunctional Societies"

:: Paper



OCT 1, 2012

EDWARD MIGUEL, Economics, University of California, Berkeley

"Experimental Evidence on Ethnic Cooperation in Kenya"

:: Personal homepage



OCT 8, 2012

COLUMBUS DAY - No seminar



OCT 15, 2012

NATHANIEL BAUM-SNOW, Economics, Brown University

"Inequality and City Size"

:: Personal homepage

:: Paper



OCT 22, 2012

KEVIN LANG, Economics, Boston University

"The Black-White Test-Score Gap in Kindergarten through Eighth Grade: A Reconsideration"

:: Personal homepage

:: Paper



OCT 29, 2012

TIM R. SASS, Economics, Georgia State University

"Value Added of Teachers in High Poverty Schools and Lower Poverty Schools"

:: Personal homepage

:: Paper



NOV 5, 2012

ERIC PATASHNIK, Public Policy and Politics, University of Virginia

"Unhealthy Politics: Professional Authority, Partisan Polarization, and the Battle over Evidence-Based Medicine"

:: Personal homepage

:: Paper



NOV 12, 2012

VETERAN'S DAY - No seminar



NOV 19, 2012

ARNE KALLEBERG, Sociology, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

"Good Jobs, Bad Jobs: The Growth of Polarized and Precarious Employment Systems in the United States, 1970s-2000s."

:: Personal homepage

No paper available



NOV 26, 2012


"Democracy, Growth, and Inequality"

:: Personal homepage

:: Background papers: 1 | 2 | 3



DEC 3, 2012

GLENN LOURY, Economics, Brown University

"The Responsibilities of Intellectuals in the Age of Hyper-Incarceration"

:: Personal homepage

:: Background reading



DEC 10, 2012

NICOLA LACEY, Law, All Souls College, University of Oxford
and DAVID SOSKICE, Government, London School of Economics

“Why Are the Truly Disadvantaged American, When the UK Is Bad Enough? Local Autonomy Versus National Frameworks in Crime, Punishment, Education, and Housing”

:: Personal homepage (David Soskice)
:: Personal homepage (Nicola Lacey)

:: Paper



DEC 17, 2012

JESSICA TROUNSTINE, Political Science, University of California, Merced

“One for You, Two For Me: Support for Public Goods Investment in Diverse Communities"

:: Personal homepage

:: Paper 1 | 2






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