Colloquia - Spring 2006


Colloquia - Spring 2006

Date: March 7, 2006
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: Q-Center/The Center for Improving Quantitative Methods for Social Policy Research Inaugural Colloquium
Description: "Observational Studies That Do and Do Not Recreate the Results of Yoked-Randomized Experiments: Making Sense of the Literature in Economics, Education, and Psychology." Speaker is Thomas D. Cook, Joan and Sarepta Harrison Chair in Ethics and Justice; Professor of Sociology, Psychology, Education, and Social Policy; and IPR Facluty Fellow.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: March 29, 2006
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:15 PM
Location: McCormick Tribune Forum, 1870 Campus Drive, Evanston
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Title: IPR Distinguished Public Policy Lecture
Description: "The Earnings Gap and Women’s Long-Term Economic Security." Speaker is Heidi Hartmann, President, Institute for Women's Policy Research; Research Professor, The George Washington University

Contact: Patricia Reese
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Date: April 3, 2006
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "The IES Agenda to Institutionalize Randomized Clinical Trials in Educational Research: Description and Commentary." Speakers are Thomas D. Cook, Joan and Sarepta Harrison Chair in Ethics and Justice; Professor of Sociology, Psychology, and Human Development & Social Policy; and IPR Faculty Fellow; and Vivian Wong, Graduate Student, Human Development & Social Policy and IPR Research Assistant

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: April 10, 2006
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Collaboration and Creativity: The Small World Problem." Speaker is Brian Uzzi, Professor of Management and Organizations, Kellogg, and Sociology; and IPR Faculty Associate

Contact: Patricia Reese
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Date: April 11, 2006
Time: 5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: Q-Center/The Center for Improving Quantitative Methods for Social Policy Research
Description: "Fractional Treatment Rules for Social Diversification of Indivisible Private Risks." Speaker is Chuck F. Manski, Board of Trustees Professor in Economics and IPR Faculty Fellow.

Contact: Patricia Reese
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Date: April 17, 2006
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Do Nonprofit and For-Profit Organizations Respond Differently to Incentives and Why? Behavior in the Mixed Hospice Industry." Speaker is Burton A. Weisbrod, John Evans Professor of Economics and IPR Faculty Fellow

Contact: Patricia Reese
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Date: April 24, 2006
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Annenberg 345

Title: Joint Center for Poverty Research Lecture
Description: "Child Care Choices and Children’s Cognitive Achievement: The Case of Single Mothers." Speaker is Raquel Bernal, Assistant Professor of Economics and IPR Faculty Fellow

Contact: Patricia Reese
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Date: May 1, 2006
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Juror Questions During Trial: A Window on Juror Thinking." Speaker is Shari S. Diamond, Howard J. Trienens Professor of Law and IPR Faculty Associate

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 8, 2006
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Varieties of Coordination and Trajectories of Change: Social Policy and Economic Adjustment in Germany and Denmark." Speaker is Kathleen Thelen, Payson S. Wild Professor in Political Science and IPR Faculty Fellow; and Cathie Jo Martin, Professor of Political Science, Boston University

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 15, 2006
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "How George W. Bush’s Grand Plans for Social Security Failed: Did Public Opinion, Organized Interests, and Policy Feedback Matter?" Speaker is Fay Lomax Cook, Professor of Human Development & Social Policy and IPR Director and Faculty Fellow

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Date: May 19, 2006
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Location: 2325 Rayburn House Office Building, Washington, D.C.

Title: IPR Policy Briefing
(Supported with funding from the Joyce Foundation)
Description: "Children’s Achievement: What Does the Evidence Say About Teachers, Programs, and Economic Policies?" Speakers are Thomas D. Cook, Joan and Sarepta Harrison Chair in Ethics and Justice, Professor of Sociology, Psychology, and Human Development & Social Policy, and IPR Faculty Fellow; Greg J. Duncan, Edwina S. Tarry Professor of Education & Social Policy and IPR Faculty Fellow; and Larry V. Hedges, Board of Trustees Professor of Statistics and Social Policy and IPR Faculty Fellow

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 22, 2006
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: 303 Annenberg
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "More Than Just a Pretty Face(book): What College Students
Actually Do Online and How It Relates to Social Inequality." Speaker is Eszter Hargittai, Assistant Professor of Communication Studies and Sociology and IPR Faculty Fellow

Contact: Patricia Reese
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