CPR Seminar Series
441 Eggers Hall, Thursdays; 4:00 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
(unless otherwise indicated)
- February 3. CPR Faculty meeting – State of the Center
- *February 11. Michael Greenstone (Massachusetts Institute of Technology). "Does Hazardous Waste Matter? Evidence from the Housing Market and the Superfund Program." (Environmental Economics, Labor Economics, Public Finance, & Health Economics)
- February 17. Kathleen McGarry (UCLA). "Private Information and Its Effect on Market Equilibrium: New Evidence from Long-Term Care Insurance."
- March 3. Greg Duncan (Northwestern and Russell Sage Foundation). Empathy or Antipathy? The Impact of Diversity. (Economist and Multidisciplinary Scholar, Child Outcomes)
- March 10. Leroy Stone (Statistics Canada). "A New Perspective on Trajectories of Transition to Retirement." (Demography, Family, Women, Aging)
- April 7. Janet Currie (UCLA). "Biology As Destiny? Short and Long-Run Determinants of Inter-generational Correlations in Birth Weight." (Labor Economics, Public Economics, Health Economics)
- **April 11. Ron Ferguson - (Harvard University). "Cultural Forces and the Black-White Achievement Gap." (Economist, Urban Issues, Economics of Schooling)
- ****April 14. Pamela Smock (University of Michigan). "Everything's There Except Money: How Money Shapes Decisions to Marry Among Cohabitors." (Sociology, Family, Gender, and Social Inequality).
- April 21. Jan Blustein - (New York University). "Toward A More Public Discussion Of The Ethics Of Federal Social Program Evaluation." (Health and Health Care of Older Americans, with a Particular Emphasis on Older Women)
- ***April 22. John Goldthorpe – (Nuffield College, Oxford). "Education Based Meritocracy: The Barriers To It's Realisation."(Sociology, social stratification and comparative macro-sociology, including methodological issues)
- April 28. Jerry Miner Lecture Series – Leanne Stiefel (New York University).(Sociology, social stratification and comparative macro-sociology, including methodological issues)
* Friday joint CPR/Economics seminar: 3:00 – 4:30
** Monday lunch time brownbag: 11:45 – 1:00
*** Friday Special Seminar, co-sponsored by Sociology:3:30-5:00
****Special Start Time - 3:30pm