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SEMINAR

 

Malcolm Wiener Center
Inequality & Social Policy Seminar Series

Spring 2009

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

LOCATION (SPRING 2009)
Harvard Kennedy School
Allison Dining Room, Taubman Building, 5th floor » map

 


FEB 2, 2009

GARY SOLON, Economics, Michigan State University

"Trends in Men’s Earnings Volatility: What Does the Panel Study of Income Dynamics Show?"

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

:: View paper

 


FEB 9, 2009

JASON BECKFIELD, Sociology, Harvard University

"Stratifying Europe: Regional Integration Raises Income Inequality but Brings Convergence in the European Union"

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

:: View paper

 


FEB 16, 2009

NO SEMINAR. Presidents' Day

 

 


FEB 23, 2009

ROBIN ARCHER, Sociology, London School of Economics

"Why is There No Labor Party in the United States?"

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

Seminar draws on Robin Archer's recently published work, Why is There No Labor Party in the United States? (Princeton University Press, 2007)

:: View intro chapter

 


SPECIAL EVENT | THURSDAY, FEB 26, 2009

"THE RACE BETWEEN EDUCATION AND TECHNOLOGY"

The Race between Education and Technology

An exploration of an important new book on US inequality with the authors

  • CLAUDIA GOLDIN, Harvard University
  • LAWRENCE F. KATZ, Harvard University

And analysis and discussion by

  • ROBERT A. MARGO, Boston University
  • RICHARD B. FREEMAN, Harvard University

Moderated by CHRISTOPHER JENCKS, Harvard University

Date|time: Thursday, Feb 26, 2009 | 4:30-6:00 PM
Location: CGIS South-020 | 1730 Cambridge St. » map

 

 


MAR 2, 2009

THOMAS F. REMINGTON, Political Science, Emory University, and Davis Center for Russian and Eurasian Studies, Harvard University

"Democracy and Inequality in the Postcommunist Transition:
Evidence from the Russian Regions"

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

:: View paper

 


MAR 9, 2009

ERLING BARTH, Institute for Social Research (Oslo) and Harvard Labor and Worklife Program

"The Equality Multiplier"

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

:: View paper (co-authored by Karl O. Moene)

 


MAR 16, 2009

KAY L. SCHLOZMAN, Political Science, Boston College,
and SIDNEY VERBA, Government Department, Harvard University

"Weapon of the Strong?: Participatory Equality and the Internet Revolution"

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

 


MAR 23, 2009

NO SEMINAR. Spring Break

 

 


MAR 30, 2009

MELISSA HARRIS-LACEWELL , Politics and African American Studies, Princeton University

"Racial Health Inequalities: A Challenge for a 'Postracial' America"

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

 


APR 6, 2009

ANDREW GELMAN , Statistics and Political Science, Columbia University

"Different Sorts of Political Polarization in the United States”

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

:: View related paper

 


APR 13, 2009

MATTHEW B. PLATT, Government Department, Harvard University

"Opportunities for Inequality: Context and Disparities in Political Participation."

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

:: View paper

 


APR 20, 2009

STEIN RINGEN, Sociology and Social Policy, University of Oxford

"Poverty - The Rowntree Project Revisited"

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

:: View paper


APR 27, 2009

JOEL ROGERS, Law, Political Science, and Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison

"Productive Democracy"

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


MAY 4 , 2009

RONALD F. FERGUSON, Harvard Kennedy School

"Do Racially Disparate Advanced Course Enrollments Cause Opportunity-to-Learn Gaps in U.S.High Schools?"

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

:: View paper


 

 

 

 

 

   
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