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2009

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Work, Families, and Public Policy Seminar Series - Fall 2009

 

A Biweekly Brown Bag Seminar Series on topics relating to Labor, Households, Health Care, Law, and Social Welfare.  Faculty members and graduate students from Washington University, the University of Missouri, St. Louis University, and other area universities, are invited to participate.  For more information, contact: Bob Pollak, at (314) 935-4918, email: pollak@wustl.edu or Michael Sherraden, at (314) 935-6691, email: sherrad@wustl.edu.

Time: 12:00-1:00 PM, discussion to 1:30 p.m., for those interested.
Place: Seigle, Room 348, Washington University. 
Papers: Download at http://www.olin.wustl.edu/links/,
click on the Academic Seminars link on the lower right hand side. 

  • September 21 - Karen Norbert, Washington University School of Medicine, " Long-Term Effects of Minimum Drinking Age Laws on Past-Year Alcohol and Drug Use Disorders.” [view paper]
    Shelly Lundberg’s presentation on "Personality and Marital Surplus,” scheduled for, 9/21/09 at noon has been CANCELLED.  This presentation will be rescheduled for Spring 2010. 
  • October 5 - Laurence Kotlikoff, Boston University, "Should Economists Start Practicing Economics?"
  • October 19 - David Neumark, University of California, Irvine, "Neighbors and Co-Workers: The Importance of Residential Labor Market Networks" [view paper]
  • November 2 - Robert A. Pollak, Washington University, "The Proximity of Adult Children to their Parents: Description and Correlates." [view paper]

     

  • November 16 - James Heckman, University of Chicago, "Understanding the Sources of and Solutions to Human Inequality."
    NOTE: This talk will be held in Anheuser-Busch Hall, Bryan Cave Moot Courtroom (No. 310) at noon.
    [view paper 1]  [view paper 2]  [view video

  • November 30 - Barton Hamilton, Washington University, "AIDS and the Economics of Risky Behavior."

Sponsored by the Olin Business School, the George Warren Brown School of Social Work, the Center for Social Development, the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies at the School of Law, the Center for Health Policy, the Department of Economics, and the College of Arts and Sciences. Room courtesy of the Economics Department. Coffee and soft drinks will be provided.

[view] Schedule in Adobe PDF
Shelly Lundberg’s presentation on "Personality and Marital Surplus,” scheduled for, 9/21/09 at noon has been CANCELLED.  This presentation will be rescheduled for Spring 2010. 

Danforth Campus of Washington University in St. Louis
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For a Center brochure and for more information about future programs, contact Linda McClain, Assistant Director for the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies - lmcclain@wulaw.wustl.edu or 314.935.7988.