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Maxwell School

CPR Seminar Series

Spring 2003

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

(unless otherwise indicated)

  • January 16.  Organizational Meeting
  • January 23.  *Daniel Millimet (Southern Methodist University).  "Economic Consequences of Electoral Accountability"
  • January 30.  David Frankel (Cornell University). "Expectations and the Timing of Neighborhood Change"
  • February 4.  **Hilary Hoynes (University of California-Davis). "What Mean Impacts Miss: Distributional Effects of Welfare Reform Experiments"
  • February 13.  Chris Richardson (U.S. Department of Justice). "Predatory Lending and Housing Disinvestment"
  • February 21.  ****Lawrence Wu   (University of Wisconsin at Madison). "Is  There An Engine of Nonmarital Fertility?"
  • February 27.  Ann Huff Stevens (Yale University). "What You Don’t Know Can’t Help You: Knowledge and Retirement Decision Making"
  • March 5.  ***Price Fishback (University of Arizona). "Federal Programs in Times of Crisis: The Impact of the New Deal on Local Economies During the Great Depression."
  • March 6.  No CPR Seminar due to the  Jerry Miner Lecture Series Seminar
  • March 13.  Spring Break – No seminar
  • March 20.  John Allen Logan (University of Wisconsin). "A Parametric Two-Sided Model of Marriage."
  • March 27.  Arie Kapteyn (RAND). "Subjective Measures of Risk Aversion and Portfolio Choice."
  • April 3.  Jeffrey Groen (Cornell University). "Occupation-Specific Human Capital and Local Labor Markets"
  • April 10.  Ellen Scott (University of Oregon). "Out of Their Hands: Patching Together Care for Children when Parents Move from Welfare to Work."
  • April 17.  Paula England (Northwestern University). "Union Formation And Dissolution In Fragile Families."
  • April 24.  No CPR seminar due to Economics seminar
  • May 1.  Gary Engelhardt (Syracuse University). "The Impact of Employer Matching on Employee 401(k) Saving: Evidence from the Health and Retirement Study"

*Joint seminar with Trade, Development and Political Economy Workshop

**Tuesday seminar
*** Wednesday seminar – joint with Economics
****Noon Brownbag held in CPR (441 Eggers Hall)