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Maxwell School

CPR Seminar Series

Spring 2004

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

(unless otherwise indicated)

  • January 22. Pamela Morris (Manpower Demonstration Research Corporation). Does Money Really Matter? Estimating Impacts of Family Income on Children's Achievement with Data from Random-Assignment Experiments.
  • January 29.  No seminar
  • February 5.  Steven Durlauf (University of Wisconsin-Madison). Neighborhood Effects.
  • February 12. Ken Ferraro (Purdue University). The Color of Hospitalization Over the Life Coursean"
  • February 19.  Laura Taylor (Georgia State University). Do Labor Markets Respond to Different Risks of Mortality?
  • February 26.  Hamilton Lankford (Albany) Jerry Miner Lecture Series Seminar. Analyzing the Determinants of the Matching of Public School Teachers to Jobs: Estimating Compensating Differentials in Imperfect Labor Markets.
  • March 1.   *Richard Freeman (NBER) - Cancelled until Fall 2004  
  • March 8.  Spring Break; No seminar  
  • March 18.  Douglas Staiger (Dartmouth College). Network Externalities in Health Care: Evidence from Variation in the Treatment of Acute Myocardial Infarction.”
  • March 25. William Gentry (Williams College). Taxes and Wage Growth.
  • April 1.   Kevin Lang (Boston University). Education and Labor-Market Discrimination
  • April 5.   Robert Haveman (University of Wisconsin). Work and Earnings of Low-Skill Women: A Sobering Comparison of Survey Responses and Administrative Records
  • April 8.  Brent Kreider (Iowa State University). Disability and Employment: Reevaluating the Evidence in Light of Reporting Errors.
  • April 15.  Gerry Boychuk (University of Waterloo). Inequality and Redistribution in the United States and Canada, 1980-2001.
  • April 22.  Philip Levine (Wellesley College).Abortion Legalization and Lifecycle Fertility.

*Joint seminar with Trade, Development and Political Economy Workshop-No other seminars that week.