Colloquia - Fall 2010


IPR/C2S Colloquia

Date: October 4, 2010
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Early Childhood Education Centers and Mothers’ Postsecondary Attainment: A New Conceptual Framework for a Dual-Generation Education Intervention" by P. Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Professor of Human Development and Social Policy, IPR Faculty Fellow, and Director of IPR’s Cells to Society (C2S): The Center on Social Disparities and Health; and Teresa Eckrich Sommer, IPR Postdoctoral Fellow


Date: October 11, 2010
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “The Judicial Power of the Purse: How Courts Fund National Defense in Times of Crisis” by Nancy Staudt, Class of 1940 Research Professor of Law, Northwestern University


Date: October 18, 2010
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “The Widening Academic Achievement Gap Between the Rich and the Poor: New Evidence and Possible Explanations” by Sean Reardon, Associate Professor of Education, Stanford University


Date: October 25, 2010
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Annenberg 303, 2120 Campus Drive

Title: IPR/C2S Colloquium
Description: “The Case for Standardizing Self-Reported Health Status for Clinical and Population Science” by David Cella, Professor and Chair of Medical Social Sciences, Feinberg School of Medicine and IPR Faculty Associate


Date: October 28, 2010
Time:
4:00 PM -5:00 PM
Location: Lurie Research Center, Hughes Auditorium, 303 E. Superior St., Chicago Campus

Title: Special IPR/C2S Event
Description: “Leadership in Reducing Disparities in Health” by Dr. David Satcher, 2010 Hollister Lecturer and Visiting Professor in Minority Health; 16th U.S. Surgeon General (1998-2002); former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Health; Professor in the National Center for Primary Care, Founding Director of the Satcher Health Leadership Institute, and Director of the Center of Excellence on Health Disparities, Morehouse School of Medicine

Co-sponsored by IPR's Cells to Society Center and Feinberg's Progam in Public Health


Date: November 1, 2010
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Towards a New Human Population Biology: Early Origins of Inflammation as Case Study” by Thomas McDade, Weinberg College Board of Visitors Research and Teaching Professor, Associate Professor of Anthropology and IPR Faculty Fellow


Date: November 8, 2010
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Annenberg 303, 2120 Campus Drive

Title: IPR/C2S Colloquium
Description: “Marriage, Divorce, and Biological Risk: Does the Body Forget?” by Mark Hayward, Professor of Sociology, Centennial Commission Professor in the Liberal Arts, and Director of the Population Research Center


Date: November 15, 2010
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Race, Poverty, and ‘Choice’ Policies” by Mary Pattillo, Harold Washington Professor of Sociology and African American Studies and IPR Faculty Associate


Date: November 22, 2010
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Integrating Genetics into the Social Sciences: The Cautionary Tale of Taq 1 A” by Jeremy Freese, Professor and Chair of Sociology and IPR Faculty Fellow


Date: November 29, 2010
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Black Elephant in the American Living Room: The Tom Joyner Morning Show, Race, and the American Public Sphere” by Micaela di Leonardo, Professor of Anthropology and Performance Studies and IPR Faculty Fellow


IPR Seminars on Performance Measurement

Supported by the Searle Center on Law, Regulation, and Economic Growth.

Date: October 6, 2010
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Seminar on Performance Measurement
Description: “Are Not-for-Profit Insurers Different?” by Leemore Dafny, Associate Professor of Management and Strategy, Kellogg School of Management, and IPR Faculty Associate


Date: October 13, 2010
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Seminar on Performance Measurement
Description: “’Why I Lost My Secretary’: The Effect of Endowment Shocks on University Operations” by Jeffrey Brown, William G. Karnes Professor of Finance and Director of the Center for Business and Public Policy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Date: October 27, 2010
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Seminar on Performance Measurement
Description: “Endowments of Schools, Museums, and Food Pantries: Good Performance?” by Burton Weisbrod, John Evans Professor of Economics, IPR Faculty Fellow, and Chair of IPR’s Program on Philanthropy and Nonprofit Organizations


Date: November 17, 2010
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Seminar on Performance Measurement
Description: “A Healthcare SEC” by Regina Herzlinger, Nancy R. McPherson Professor of Business Administration, Harvard Business School


Date: December 1, 2010
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Seminar on Performance Measurement
Description: “Teacher Performance Under Randomized Assignment of Principals” by Douglas Staiger, John French Professor in Economics, Dartmouth University


Q-Center Colloquium Series

Date: November 15, 2010
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: Q-Center Colloquium Series
Description: “Research Design and Causal Inference: Insights from Campbell's and Rubin's Perspectives” by Stephen West, Professor of Psychology, Arizona State University


Date: December 7, 2010
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: Q-Center Colloquium Series
Description: “The Late Pretest Problem in Randomized Control Trials of Education Interventions” by Peter Schochet, Senior Fellow and Senior Economist, Mathematica Policy Research


Joint IPR/Economics Education & Labor Seminars

Date: September 23, 2010
Time:
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: Joint IPR/Economics Labor & Education Policy Seminar Series
Description:
“What Happens When the Local High School Closes? ‘Economies of Size ’in Illinois” by Sherrilyn Billger, Associate Professor and Interim Chair, Department of Economics, Illinois State University


Date: November 10, 2010
Time:
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: Joint IPR/Economics Labor & Education Policy Seminar Series
Description:
“Report Cards: The Impact of Providing School and Child Test Scores on Educational Markets” by Asim Khwaja, Professor of Public Policy, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University


Date: November 18, 2010
Time:
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: Joint IPR/Economics Labor & Education Policy Seminar Series
Description:
“Is Universal Childcare Leveling the Playing Field?  Evidence from Non-Linear Difference-in-Differences” by Magne Mogstad, Research Fellow, Statistics Norway; and Researcher, Centre of Equality, Social Organization, and Performance (ESOP), University of Oslo


Date: December 9, 2010
Time:
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: Joint IPR/Economics Labor & Education Policy Seminar Series
Description:
“Match Quality, Worker Productivity, and Worker Mobility: Direct Evidence From Teachers” by Kirabo Jackson, Assistant Professor of Human Development and Social Policy and IPR Faculty Fellow