Colloquia - Spring 1997


Date: April 3, 1997
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Americanization as the Creation of Oligopoly: The Case of Steel in Japan and Germany in the Postwar Era." Speaker is Gary Herrigel, Department of Political Science, University of Chicago.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: April 4, 1997
Time:
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Descent Into Totebag Hell: Public Broadcasting and Its Commercial Activities." Speakers are Burton Weisbrod, Department of Economics and IPR Faculty Fellow and Craig LaMay, Medill School of Journalism.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: April 9, 1997
Time: 3:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Building a Progressive Majority: Ten Big Ideas to Transform America." Speaker is William Marshall, President and Co-Founder, Progressive Policy Institute.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: April 10, 1997
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: Hardin Hall, 633 Clark Street
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Fairness and Equity Issues in State Child Support Programs for Low-Income Families." Speaker is David Betson, Department of Economics, University of Notre Dame. Discussant is Leslie Moscow, Department of Economics, Northwestern University.

"Inside the Welfare Contract: Research at the Street Level." Speaker is Evelyn Brodkin, School of Social Service Adminsitration, University of Chicago. Discussant is Dan A. Lewis, School of Education and Social Policy and IPR Faculty Fellow.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: April 11, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Land and Aboriginal Rights in Australia." Speaker is Ian McIntosh, Cultural Anthropologist with the Northern Land Council, Northern Territory of Australia.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: April 16, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "The Widow's Offering: Inheritance, Family Structure, and the Charitable Gifts of Women." Speaker is Leslie Moscow, Department of Economics, Northwestern University.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: April 18, 1997
Time: 2:00 PM
Location: Scott Hall, Room 212

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "In Defense of 'Descriptive Representation.'" Speaker is Jane Mansbridge, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: April 23, 1997
Time: 3:30 PM
Location: Auditorium, Allen Center
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Waiting for a Miracle: Why Schools Can't Solve Our Problems - and How We Can." Speaker is James Comer, Maurice Falk Professor of Psychiatry, Yale Child Study Center.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: April 24, 1997
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: University of Chicago, 1155 E. 60th Street, Room 140C

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: Schools: "Racial and Ethnic Preference in College Admissions." Speaker is Tom Kane, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. Discussant is Angela Irvine, Department of Sociology, Northwestern University.

"Does the Black-White Test Score Gap Widen During School." Speaker is Meredith Phillips, Department of Sociology, Northwestern University. Discussant is Norman Blackburn, University of Chicago.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: April 29, 1997
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Adjusting Labor: State-Union Relations and Industrial Restructuring in France and Spain." Speaker is Rand Smith, Department of Political Science, Lake Forest College.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 2, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description:
"Why Are Nonprofit Hospitals, Universities, Museums, and Others Becoming More Like Private Firms - and Should Anyone Care?" Speaker is Burton Weisbrod, Department of Economics and IPR Faculty Fellow, Northwestern University.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 5, 1997
Time: 4:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "The Problem of Stability in Economic Exchange Relationships: The Implications of Embeddedness." Speaker is Brian Uzzi, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, and Faculty Associate.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 8, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Redefining the American Welfare State." Speaker is Michael Katz, Department of History and School of Education, University of Pennsylvania.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 8, 1997
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Hardin Hall, 633 Clark St.
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Title: The Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC)
Description: "The EITC, Taxes, and Women's Labor Supply: Recent Evidence." Speaker is Dan Rosenbaum, Department of Economics, Northwestern University. Discussant is Derek Neal, Department of Economics, University of Chicago.

"The EITC and the Labor Supply of Married Couples." Speaker is Nada Eissa, Department of Economics, University of California, Berkeley. Discussant is Steve Davis, Graduate School of Business, University of Chicago.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 14, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR and Department of Sociology
Description: "Questions of Power: Women Living in Mixed-Income Housing." Speaker is Cathy Flynn, Program in Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern University and Angela Irvine, Department of Sociology, Northwestern University.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 16, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Social Science Research and Social Policy: How They Connect from the Perspective of a Foundation Administrator." Speaker is Paul E. Lingenfelter, Vice President, The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 21, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Experiments in Cyberspace: The 'Crime and Punishment' Model." Speaker is Jerry Goldman, Department of Political Science, Northwestern University.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 22, 1997
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Location: University of Chicago, 1155 E. 60th Street, Room 140C

Title: Poverty and Policy
Description: "It Takes a Nation: A New Agenda for Fighting Poverty." Speaker is Rebecca Blank, Department of Economics and IPR Faculty Fellow, Northwestern University, and Director, Joint Center for Poverty Research. Discussant is Larry Lynn, School of Social Service Administration, University of Chicago.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 23, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Social Experimentation in the Policy Sciences: Problems Solved (and to be Solved)." Speaker is William Shadish, Department of Psychology, University of Memphis, and IPR Visiting Scholar.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)


Date: May 29, 1997
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location: Conference Room, 617 Library Place
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Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "The Power of Capital: Corporate Governance and Corporate Strategy in the U.S. and Europe at the Turn of the Century." Speaker is Colleen Dunlavy, Department of History, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

Contact: Patricia Reese
(847-491-8712)