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The Economics and Social Policy Seminar Series draws leading economists to campus to share their empirical research on issues related to inequality and social policy. The series is hosted by the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy. The faculty organizers are Desmond Ang, Michela Carlana, and Mark Shepard.

The seminar will meet every Friday from 12:00pm to 1:00pm in a hybrid format, so long as it remains in accordance with  Harvard COVID policies.

To receive more details and instructions for attending the event, please sign up for the seminar mailing list.

Spring 2022 Schedule


Jesse Shapiro: A Taste of Their Own Medicine: Guideline Adherence and Access to Expertise


Amanda Kowalski: Behavior within a Clinical Trial and Implications for Mammography Guidelines


David Autor: New Frontiers: The Origins and Content of New Work, 1940–2018


Patrick Button: Gender Identity, Race, and Ethnicity Discrimination in Access to Mental Health Care and How COVID-19 Affected Access: Evidence from an Audit Field Experiment


Dania Francis: Black Student Underrepresentation in AP Math Courses: Beyond a Deficit Perspective


Cailin Slattery: The Political Economy of Subsidy-Giving


Katie Coffman: A Dynamic Investigation of Stereotypes, Belief Updating, and Behavior


Belinda Archibong: Prison Labor: The Price of Prisons and the Lasting Effects of Incarceration


Pay Bayer: TBA


Ellora Derenoncourt: TBA


For questions or more information, email Jessica McClanahan: jessica_mcclanahan@hks.harvard.edu