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SEMINAR

 

Malcolm Wiener Center
Inequality & Social Policy Seminar Series

Spring 2010

 

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

LOCATIONS | SPRING 2010
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Bell Hall, Belfer Building, 5th floor
Allison Dining Room, Taubman Building, 5th floor

 


 

FEB 1, 2010

JONATHAN GURYAN, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

"Birth Cohort and the Black-White Achievement Gap: The Roles of Access and Health Soon after Birth"

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

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FEB 8, 2010

LEAH BROOKS, Economics, University of Toronto

"The Micro-Empirics of Collective Action: The Case of Business Improvement Districts"

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

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FEB 15, 2010

PRESIDENT'S DAY--No Seminar

 

 


 

FEB 22, 2010

MICHAEL KATZ, History, University of Pennsylvania

"Was Government the Solution or the Problem? The Role of the State in the History of American Social Policy"

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

No paper available

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MAR 1, 2010

AMITABH CHANDRA, Harvard Kennedy School

"Racial Disparities in Healthcare"

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

No paper available

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MAR 8, 2010

PETER HINRICHS, Public Policy, Georgetown University

"The Effects of Affirmative Action Bans on College Enrollment, Educational Attainment, and the Demographic Composition of Universities"

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

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MAR 15, 2010

SPRING BREAK RECESS--No Seminar

 

 


 

MAR 22, 2010

FRANK DOBBIN, Sociology, Harvard University

"You Can't Always Get What You Need: Why Diverse Firms Adopt Diversity Programs"

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

No paper available

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MAR 29, 2010

ALICE O'CONNOR, History, University of California, Santa Barbara

"Rethinking the American Dream: Social Policy, Economic Citizenship, and the Crisis of Inequality"

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

No paper available

:: Personal homepage


 

APR 5, 2010

DAVID MOSS, Harvard Business School

"Financial Crises, Regulation, and Inequality"

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

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APR 12, 2010

ESTHER DUFLO, Economics, MIT

"Peer Effects, Teacher Incentives, and the Impact of Tracking: Evidence from a Randomized Evaluation in Kenya"

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

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APR 19, 2010

DORIAN WARREN, Political Science and School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University

"Race, Labor, and the Wal-Mart Economy: Grassroots Political Responses to Economic Inequality"

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

No paper available

:: Personal homepage


 

APR 26, 2010

PETER BEARMAN, Social Sciences, Columbia University

"Making Sense of the Increasing Prevalence of Autism"

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

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MAY 3, 2010

MARIA KEFALAS, Sociology, St. Joseph's University

"Hollowing out the Middle: The Rural Brain Drain and What It Means for America"

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

Paper will be available at the seminar

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