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Maxwell School

CPR Seminar Series

Fall 2001

441 Eggers Hall, Thursdays; 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

(unless otherwise indicated)

  • August 30. Introduction and Organizational Meeting.
  • September 6. Andrew Samwick (Dartmouth College) "How Will Defined Contribution Pension Plans Affect Retirement Income?" CANCELLED- to be rescheduled at a later date
  • September 13.  Steven Haider  (RAND) "A Stock-Flow Model of the Welfare Caseload"  
  • September 20. Leslie King (University of Maine) "Demographic Trends and Pronatalism in the Late 20th Century" CANCELLED- to be rescheduled at a later date
  • September 27.  Yom Kippur -- no seminar
  • October 4. Marianne Page (University of California, Davis) “A Dynamic Analysis of the Economic Costs of Growing Up in a Single Parent Family: Does Welfare Help?” (with Ann Huff Stevens)  
  • October 11. Jennifer Glass (University of Iowa) "Blessing or Curse?  The Effects of Family Responsive Employer Policies on Mothers’ Wage Growth Over Time"
  • October 18.  Linda Waite (University of Chicago) "Marriage, Divorce and the Work and Earning Careers of Spouses"
  • October 25. Francine D. Blau  (Cornell University) "Do Cognitive Test Scores Explain Higher US Wage Inequality?" (with Lawrence M. Kahn)
  • November 1.  Arthur Brooks (CPR, Syracuse University) "Private Philanthropy and the Economics of Public Radio"
  • ****November 8.  Helen "Sunny" Ladd (Duke University) "Implementing Value-Added Measures of School Effectiveness: Getting the Incentives Right" (with Randall P. Walsh)
  • November 15.  Douglas Wolf (CPR, Syracuse University) "Disability Dynamics in Multiple Domains."   
  • November 22.  Thanksgiving Break
  • November 29.   William Frey (University of Michigan) "Where Will the Boomers Live in Retirement: Migration and Aging in Place of America's Seniors."
  • December 6. Julie Cullen  (University of Michigan) "The Impact of School Choice on Student Outcomes: An Analysis of the Chicago Public Schools."


*Time change.  This seminar will be held from 3:00-4:30 pm in 441 Eggers Hall.
*** November 8th is a Jerry Miner Lecture Series Speaker. Contact Kitty Nasto for more information. 443-9442 or