Colloquia - Fall 2011


IPR Colloquia

Date: October 3, 2011
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Jonathan Guryan
Associate Professor of Human Development and Social Policy and IPR Faculty Fellow
“Motivation and Incentives in Education: Evidence from a Summer Reading Experiment”


Date: October 10, 2011
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Annenberg 303, 2120 Campus Drive

Title: IPR/C2S Colloquium
Stephen Suomi
Chief, Laboratory of Comparative Ethology, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, National Institutes of Health
“Risk, Resilience, and Gene-Environment Interplay in Primates”


Date: October 17, 2011
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location:IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Laurel Harbridge
Assistant Professor of Political Science and IPR Faculty Fellow
“Party Priorities, Agenda Content, and Bipartisan Cooperation in Congress”


Date: October 24, 2011
Time:12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location:IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Charles F. Manski
Board of Trustees Professor in Economics and IPR Faculty Fellow
“Deterrence and the Death Penalty: Partial Identification Analysis Using Repeated Cross Sections”


Date: October 31, 2011
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Seema Jayachandran
Associate Professor of Economics, Northwestern University
“The Price Effects of Cash Versus In-Kind Transfers”


Date: November 7, 2011
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
James Rosenbaum
Professor of Education and Social Policy and IPR Faculty Fellow with IPR Graduate Research Assistants Kelly Iwanaga Becker and Claudia Zapata
“Turning College Dreams into Reality for Disadvantaged Students”


Date: November 14, 2011
Time:12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Lincoln Quillian
Associate Professor of Sociology and IPR Faculty Fellow
“Segregation and Poverty Concentration”


Date: November 21, 2011
Time:12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Bruce Spencer
Professor of Statistics and IPR Faculty Fellow
“Research on Data Use, or Measuring the Value of Data Requires Knowing How Data Get Used”


Date: November 28, 2011
Time:12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Kirabo Jackson
Assistant Professor of Human Development and Social Policy and IPR Faculty Fellow
“Single-Sex Schools, Student Achievement, and Course Selection: Evidence from Rule-Based Student Assignments in Trinidad and Tobago”


Date: December 5, 2011
Time:12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Melissa Kearney
Associate Professor of Economics, University of Maryland
“Early Non-Marital Childbearing and the ‘Culture of Despair’"


IPR Seminar Series on Performance Measurement

Date: October 26, 2011
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Seminar Series on Performance Measurement
Laura Grant
Postdoctoral Fellow, Becker Center on Chicago Price Theory, University of Chicago; Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
“Strategic Responses to Third-Party Ratings: Theory and Evidence from Charities”


Date: November 16, 2011
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Series Seminar on Performance Measurement
Richard Sobel
Visiting Scholar, Buffett Center
“The HIPAA Paradox: Why the ‘Privacy Rule That’s Not’ Is Cost Ineffective”


Date: November 30, 2011
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Series Seminar on Performance Measurement
David Haddock
Professor of Law and Economics, Northwestern University
“Poor Taxpayers Subsidizing Wealthy Professional Sports Franchises”


Joint IPR/Economics Education & Labor Seminars

Date: September 29, 2011
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location:IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: Joint IPR/Economics Labor & Education Policy Seminar Series
Jennifer Hunt
Professor of Economics, Rutgers University
“The Impact of Immigration on the Educational Attainment of Natives”


Date: October 5, 2011
Time:3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: Joint IPR/Economics Labor & Education Policy Seminar Series
Marianne Page
Professor of Economics, University of California, Davis
“War and Marriage: Assortative Mating and the World War II G.I. Bill”


Date: October 13, 2011
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: Joint IPR/Economics Labor & Education Policy Seminar Series
David Deming
Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Policy, Harvard University
“School Choice, School Quality, and Postsecondary Attainment”


Date: October 27, 2011
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Location: Andersen Hall, Room 3245, 2001 Sheridan Road

Title: Joint IPR/Economics Labor & Education Policy Seminar Series
Abhijit Banerjee
Ford Foundation International Professor of Economics, and Director of the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab, M.I.T.
“The Diffusion of Microfinance”


Fall Lectures Co-Sponsored by IPR

Date: October 13, 2011
Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Location: Parkes Hall, Room 222, 1950 Chicago Avenue

Title: Joint IPR/Sociology Lecture
Description:
“The Great Recession and the Future of Antipoverty Policy” by Sheldon Danziger, Henry J. Meyer Distinguished University Professor of Public Policy, Research Professor at the Population Studies Center, and Director of the National Poverty Center, University of Michigan

Co-sponsored with the Department of Sociology


Date: November 10, 2011
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Anderson Hall 3245
C2S/Applied Micro

Richard Steckel
Professor of Economics, Ohio State University
“Severe Childhood Deprivation and Wealth Accumulation: American Slaves and Post-Emancipation Blacks”

Co-sponsored with the Department of Economics’ Applied Micro Seminar Series and
Economic History


Date: November 15, 2011
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Annenberg 303, 2120 Campus Drive
C2S/HDSP Brown Bag

Arthur Reynolds
Professor, Institute of Child Development, University of Minnesota; Director, Chicago Longitudinal Study; Co-Director, Human Capital Research Collaborative
“Preschool to Third Grade Programs and Practices: Promoting Developmental Continuity for Sustainable Impacts”