Colloquia - Winter 2011


IPR Colloquia

Date: January 10, 2011
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
Location: Family Institute, 618 Library Place, 2nd Floor

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Radical Shift or Politics as Usual? Implications of the 2010 U.S. Congressional Elections” by Kenneth Janda, Payson S. Wild Professor Emeritus of Political Science; Laurel Harbridge, Assistant Professor of Political Science and IPR Faculty Fellow; and David Dranove, McNerney Professor of Health Industry Management and IPR Faculty Associate


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

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “How Does Your Kindergarten Classroom Affect Your Earnings? Evidence From Project STAR” by Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach, Associate Professor of Human Development and Social Policy and IPR Faculty Fellow


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

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Income Inequality and the Demand for Counterfeits” by Yi Qian, Assistant Professor of Marketing, Kraft Research Professor, and IPR Faculty Associate


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

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “When Supply and Demand Do Not Meet: The Divergent Online News
Preferences of Journalists and Consumers and What They Mean for the Future of Media and Democracy" by Pablo Boczkowski, Professor of Communication Studies and IPR Faculty
Associate


Date: February 9, 2011
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Location:IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: "Research Opportunities at the Chicago RDC" by Bhash Mazumder, Director, Chicago Census Research Data Center, and Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and Frank Limeouse, RDC administrator for the U.S. Census Bureau


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

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “School Finance Reform and the Progressivity of State Taxes" by Therese McGuire, ConAgra Foods Research Professor in Strategic Management and IPR Faculty Fellow


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

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “The News Industry and the Demos: The Paradox of Community Creation
and Inequality” by Rachel Davis Mersey, Assistant Professor of Journalism and IPR Faculty
Fellow


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

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Beyond the Open Door: The Forgotten Origins of Affirmative Action
in College Admissions" by Anthony S. Chen, Associate Professor of Sociology and IPR Faculty Fellow


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

Title: IPR Colloquium
Description: “Early Experience, Genes, Sleep, and Stress in Young Adults at Risk for Major Depressive Disorder” by Emma Adam, Associate Professor of Human Development and Social Policy and IPR Faculty Fellow


Q-Center Colloquia

Date: January 18, 2011
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: Q-Center Colloquia
Description: “Unpacking the Black Box: Learning About Causal Mechanisms from Experimental and Observational Studies” by Kosuke Imai, Assistant Professor of Politics, Princeton University


Date: March 15, 2011
Time: 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: IPR Conference Room, 617 Library Place

Title: Q-Center Colloquia
Description: “The New York City Small Schools of Choice Evaluation: Design and Methodological Issues” by Howard Bloom, Chief Social Scientist, MDRC


Joint IPR/Economics Education & Labor Seminars

Date: February 24, 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
Description: “Bounds on Elasticities with Optimization Frictions: A Synthesis of Micro and Macro Evidence on Labor Supply” by Raj Chetty, Professor of Economics, Harvard University


Date: March 3, 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
Description: “The Political Economy of Deforestation in the Tropics” by Benjamin Olken, Associate Professor of Economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology