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Maxwell School

CPR Seminar Series

Fall 2005

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

(unless otherwise indicated)

  • September 19.  *William Freundenberg (UC-Santa Barbara). “Privileged Access, Privileged Accounts: Toward a Socially Structured Theory of Resources and Discourses.”  (Sociology and Environmental)         
  • September 22.  Peter Saunders (Australia). “Welfare Reform in Australia: From Entitlement to Obligation and Participation.” Background paper “Explaining Welfare to Work Transitions Among the Unemployed.” (Economics and Social Policy)
  • October 6.  Sean Nicholson (Cornell University). “The Welfare Effects of Physician Specialization: Do We Want Physicians to Practice Alike?" (Economics, Healthcare)
  • October 13.  Kathy Edin (University of Pennsylvania ). “Motherhood Before Marriage.”  (Sociology)  
  • October 27.  **R. Tamara Konetzka (Center on Demography and Economics of Aging at NORC and the University of Chicago). (Aging)
  • November 17. Shannon Seitz (Queens University). “Consumption Inequality and Intra-Household Allocations.” (Labor Economics)
  • December 1.  Rachel Dunifon (Cornell University). The Influence of Grandparents in Single-Mother Families. ”(Demography and Policy)
  • December 8.  Edward Norton (University of North Carolina). “Informal Care and Medicare Expenditures” (Demography and Healthcare)

*Special Monday seminar joint with Center for Environmental Policy Analysis **Aging and Long Term Care Lecture Series