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David Ellwood

Isabelle and Scott Black Professor of Political Economy; Harvard University Distinguished Service Professor

The first doctoral seminar in the Inequality and Social Policy three-course sequence, this course considers the effects of policies and institutions in creating or reducing inequality in the U.S. and other advanced democracies, we well as the reciprocal effects of inequality on political activity and policy choices.

Required of second-year doctoral students in Social Policy Ph.D. programs and of doctoral fellows of the Multidisciplinary Program in Inequality and Social Policy. Permission of instructor required for other doctoral or non-doctoral students. Also offered by the Sociology Department as Soc 2296a.

First day of class will be Wednesday, September 4. Class meets in William James 450 (FAS)