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SEMINAR


Audio tapes of the seminar available in the KSG library.

Malcolm Wiener Center
Inequality & Social Policy Seminar Series

Spring 2007

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


FEB 5, 2007

RICHARD ZECKHAUSER, Kennedy School of Government
PETER SCHUCK, Yale Law School

"Targeting in Social Programs: Avoiding Bad Bets, Removing Bad Apples"

Location: Taubman Dining Room (5th FL, Taubman Building), Kennedy School of Govt.


FEB 12, 2007

STEVE PISCHKE, Economics , London School of Economics

"Zero Returns to Compulsory Schooling in Germany: Evidence and Interpretation"

:: View paper

Location: Taubman Dining Room (5th FL, Taubman Building), Kennedy School of Govt.


FEB 26, 2007

ROBERT MOFFITT, Economics, Johns Hopkins University

"Trends in Income and Earnings Volatility in the U.S."

Location: Taubman Dining Room (5th FL, Taubman Building), Kennedy School of Govt.


MAR 5, 2007

NICHOLAS CHRISTAKIS, Sociology and Harvard Medical School

"The Epidemic Spread of Obesity in a Very Large Social Network"

Location: Taubman Dining Room (5th FL, Taubman Building), Kennedy School of Govt.


MAR 12, 2007

MARK DUGGAN, Economics, University of Maryland

“Federal Policy and the Rise in Disability Enrollment: Evidence for the VA's Disability Compensation Program ”

:: View Paper 1
:: View Paper 2

Location (Note change): Nye Conference Room ABC (5th FL, Taubman Building), Kennedy School of Govt.


MAR 19, 2007

HARRY HOLZER, Public Policy, Georgetown University

"Reconnecting Disadvantaged Young Men "

Location: Taubman Dining Room (5th FL, Taubman Building), Kennedy School of Govt.


APR 2, 2007

LINDA BURTON , Sociology, Pennsylvania State University

"Journeys to the Altar: Intimate Relationships and Childbearing in Low-Income Urban and Rural Families"

Location: Nye Conference Room ABC (5th FL, Taubman Building), Kennedy School of Govt.


APR 9, 2007

JACQUES MISTRAL, Economics, Conseil d'Analyse Economique (Paris)

"Redistribution or Insurance? Two Economists' Views of the Welfare State and their Political Consequences "

:: View Paper

Location: Taubman Dining Room (5th FL, Taubman Building), Kennedy School of Govt.


APR 16, 2007

AMITABH CHANDRA , Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

"The Economics of Treatment Disparities in Healthcare ”

Location: Malkin Penthouse (Kennedy School Littauer Building, 4th FL), Kennedy School of Govt.


APR 23, 2007

ANNETTE LAREAU , Sociology, University of Maryland

"Class, Race and Childrearing: An Emerging Picture from a Longitudinal Ethnography "

:: View Paper

Location: Taubman Dining Room (5th FL, Taubman Building), Kennedy School of Govt.


APR 30, 2007

SUSAN DYNARSKI , Kennedy School of Government

"The Cost of Complexity in Federal Student Aid: Lessons from Optimal Tax Theory and Behavioral Economics "

:: View Paper 1
:: View Paper 2
:: View Paper 3

Location: Nye Conference Room ABC (5th FL, Taubman Building), Kennedy School of Govt.


 

 

 

 

 

 

   
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