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Malcolm Wiener Center
Inequality & Social Policy Seminar Series

Fall 2014


(Light lunch available at 12:00 Presentation begins at 12:20)

SEMINAR LOCATION (unless otherwise noted)
Harvard Kennedy School
Allison Dining Room
(Taubman Bldg-520)
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SEP 8, 2014

DOUGLAS MASSEY, Sociology, Princeton University

"The Social Ecology of Inequality"

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SEP 15, 2014

JEANNE BROOKS-GUNN, Teachers College and College of Physicians & Surgeons, Columbia University

"Efficacy of Early Childhood Education Programs: How Strong is the Evidence?"

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SEP 22, 2014

JOHN D. STEPHENS, Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

"Pre-distribution and Redistribution: Alternative or Complementary Policies?"

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SEP 29, 2014
* Note room change: Now in Wiener Auditorium (Harvard Kennedy School, Taubman ground floor).

SHAMUS KHAN, Sociology, Columbia University

"Privilege: The Making of an Adolescent Elite at St. Paul’s School"

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OCT 6, 2014

GREG DUNCAN, School of Education, University of California, Irvine

"What Kind of Preschool Programs Reduce Achievement Gaps?"

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OCT 13, 2014




OCT 20, 2014

BRUCE CARRUTHERS, Sociology, Northwestern University

"Credit and Inequality: Linking Macro with Micro"

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OCT 27, 2014

GARY KING, Government, Harvard University

"Reverse Engineering Censorship in China"

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NOV 3, 2014

ANDREAS MUELLER, Columbia Business School

"A Contribution to the Empirics of Reservation Wages"

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NOV 10, 2014

ROBERT H. FRANK, Johnson School of Management,
Cornell University

"Why Inequality Also Harms the Rich"

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NOV 17, 2014

CECILIA L. RIDGEWAY, Sociology, Stanford University

"What Binds Low Status Members to the Group?"

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NOV 24, 2014

DAVID J. VOGEL, Political Science and Haas School of Business, University of California, Berkeley

"The Politics of Risk Regulation in Europe and the United States"

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DEC 1, 2014

JONATHAN RODDEN, Political Science, Stanford University


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DEC 4, 2014—(THURSDAY)
*Co-sponsored by Center for American Political Studies (CAPS)
in CGIS South S-050 | 1730 Cambridge Street map

CHRISTOPHER BERRY, Harris School of Public Policy,
University of Chicago

"Direct Democracy and Redistribution: Reassessing the Voter Initiative"

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DEC 8, 2014

CHRISTOPHER WILDEMAN, Policy Analysis and Management, Cornell University

"Geographic Variation in the Cumulative Risk of Confirmed Maltreatment and Foster Care Placement for American Children"

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DEC 15, 2014

CHRISTOPHER UGGEN, Sociology, University of Minnesota

"Fluidity and Stickiness in Crime, Punishment, and Inequality"

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