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Maxwell School

NIA Workshops on Cross-National Issues in Aging

Spring 1997

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

(unless otherwise indicated)

These workshops are an activity of the Center for Demography and Economics of Aging, which is funded by National Institute on Aging Grant No. P20-AG12837.

  • January 16. Thomas A. Dunn (Syracuse University). "Do Parents Divide Resources Equally among Children? Evidence from the AHEAD Survey."
  • January 21*. Sandra E. Black (Harvard University). "Do Better Schools Matter? Parents Think So."
  • January 23. Hidehiko Ichimura (University of Pittsburgh). "Semi-Parametric Evaluation of the Impact of Policy Changes: Impact of SSDI on Work Behavior."
  • January 30. Howard Chernick (Hunter College-CUNY). "Block Grants and State Spending on the Needy."
  • February 11*. Christopher A. Trenholm (University of North Carolina). "The Impact of Prenatal Medicaid Programs on the Health of Newborns."
  • February 13* Jeffrey Kubik (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). "Is Disability Endogenous? The SSI Disability Program and the Health of Children."
  • February 20. Kerwin Charles (University of Michigan). "The Importance of Accommodations on Employment Following the Inset of a Disability."
  • February 27. Guillermina Jasso (Columbia University). "The Just Society: Three Theorems on Justice, Inequality, and Democracy."
  • March 6. Lawrence M. Kahn (Cornell University). "Against the Wind: Bargaining Recentralization and Wage Inequality in Norway, 1987-1991."
  • March 13. Spring Break.
  • March 20. Bruce Kennedy (Harvard University). "Income, Inequality, Social Capital, and Mortality."
  • March 27. Dennis Sullivan (University of Miami, Ohio) and Timothy M. Smeeding (Syracuse University). "All the World's an Entrepreneur: The Changing Role of Self-Employment Income in OECD Countries."
  • April 3. William Hoyer (Syracuse University). "The Age of Learning Mechanism."
  • April 10. James P. Smith (RAND Corporation). "Inheritances and Bequests."
  • April 17. William Duncombe (Syracuse University). "Demand for Service at the State and Local Level by Older Persons."
  • April 24. Douglas Holtz-Eakin and Mary Lovely (Syracuse University) "The Importance of the Age Distribution on Voters for the Public Provision of Services."

* Seminar Held Jointly with the Economics Department.