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CPR Seminar Series in Aging, Labor and Public Finance

Spring 2001

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

(unless otherwise indicated)

  • January 18. Introduction and Organizational Meeting.
  • January 25. Kevin Milligan (University of Toronto).  "Subsidizing the Stork: New Evidence on Tax Incentives and Fertility."  [Please note:  This seminar will be held in the Economics Seminar Room-113 Eggers Hall starting at 4:00.]  
  • February 1.  Andreas Waldkirch  (Boston College).  "Foreign Direct Investment in Mexico and NAFTA - An Empirical Assessment."  [Please note:  This seminar will be held in the Economics Seminar Room-113 Eggers Hall starting at 4:00.]  
  • February 8. Candidate  
  • February 16.  Mark Hayward (Pennsylvania State University). "The Long Arm of Childhood:  The Influence of Childhood Socioeconomic Conditions on Men's Mortality"  [Please note: this seminar will be held on Friday the 16th at noon as a brown bag.]
  • March 1.   Denton R. Vaughan (Census Bureau).  "Early Retirees under Social Security: Health Status and Economic Resources."
  • March 8.  John Myles (Florida State University). "Accounting for Neighborhood Inequality: Economic Segregation, Income Inequality, and the Neighborhood Distribution of Income."
  • March 15. Spring Break  
  • March 22.  Christopher Taber (Northwestern University).  "The Relationship Between Wage Growth and Wage Levels."
  • March 29.  James Ziliak (University of Wisconsin-Madison). "Welfare Reform and Household Saving."
  • April 3.  Arik Levinson (Georgetown University).   "Trade and the Environment: Unmasking the Pollution Haven Effect."  Please note:  this is a Tuesday seminar and is rescheduled from February 22. 
  • April 5.  Richard Arnott (Boston College).  "The Deadweight Loss of Alternative Property Tax Systems."
  • April 12.   TBA
  • April 20-21.  Maxwell Policy Research Symposium.   "Public Policy and Entrepreneurship."
  • April 26. Courtney Coile (Wellesley College). "Retirement Incentives and Couples' Retirement Decisions."
  • May 2.  John Micklewright  (UNICEF Innocenti Research Centre, Florence).  "Targeting and Self-Targeting In A Transition Economy: The Mahalla Social Assistance Scheme in Uzbekistan."  Please note:  This date is a Wednesday.


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