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Maxwell School

CPR Seminar Series

Fall 2006

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

(unless otherwise indicated) 

  • September 7.  Kalena Cortes (SU-School of Education)  "College quality and the Texas Top 10% Plan: Implications for Minority Students" (labor economics and policy)

  • September 28.  Andrew Cherlin (Johns Hopkins University) "American Merry-Go-Round: Why Serial Partnerships Are More Common in the U.S. than in Elsewhere"  (demography and policy, family stability)

  • October 5.  Albert Saiz (The Wharton School) "Immigration and the Neighborhood" (finance and policy, housing finance)

  • October 12.*  David Casarett (University of Pennsylvania) "Is it Time to Redesign Hospice? A Consumer-Focused Approach to End-of-Life Care in the United States"

  • October 19.  Daniel Lichter (Cornell University) "Welfare Policy and Marriage Among Low Income Women" (family demography and policy)

  • October 26. Lisa Gennetian (MDRC) "New Evidence of the Effects of Maternal Work Hours on Low-Income Adolescent's Development" (economics and policy)

  • November 9. Maria Marta Ferreyra (CMU) "School Finance Reform in Michigan: Assessing General Equilibrium Effects" (urban and public finance economics)

  • December 7. Gary Engelhardt (SU-Center For Policy Research) (economics and policy) "The Repeal of the Retirement Earnings Test and the Labor Supply and Health of Older Men”


*Aging and Long Term Care Lecture Series, held in PER.