Seminar Series


A Biweekly Brown Bag Seminar Series
Topics Relating to Labor, Households, Health Care, Law and Social Welfare
Fall 2018

  • September 24 Limor Golan, Washington University, "What Explains the Racial Gaps in Task Assignment and Pay Over the Life-Cycle?"
  • October 8 Alessandra Voena,  University  of Chicago,  "Maternal Mortality Risk and the Gender Gap in Desired Fertility."
  • October 22 Ian Fillmore, Washington University, "Discounting Over the College Career."
  • November 5 Bart Hamilton, Washington University, "State Minimum Wage Changes and Employment: Evidence from 2 Million Hourly Wage Workers."
  • November 19 Claudia Olivetti, Boston College, "Marriage and Assortative Mating in the United States: 1850-1940."
  • December 3 Joseph Price, Brigham Young University, "Long-Run Effects of Occupational Destruction."

Faculty members and graduate students from Washington University, the University of Missouri, Saint Louis University and other area universities, are invited to participate.

Time:               12:00 to 1:00 PM, with discussion extending to 1:30 p.m., for those interested.
Place:              Seigle Hall, Room 348, at Washington University.

For more information, contact:
Bob Pollak, at (314) 935-4918, email: or
Michael Sherraden, at (314) 935-6691, email:
Sponsored by:
The Wells Fargo Advisory Center for Finance and Accounting Research in the Olin Business School, the George Warren Brown School of Social Work, the Center for Social Development, the Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Work and Social Capital in the School of Law; the Department of Economics, the College of Arts and Sciences, and the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Room courtesy of the Economics Department. Coffee and soft drinks will be provided.