Seminar Series

WORK, FAMILIES AND PUBLIC POLICY

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

  • January 22 Alexandra Killewald, Harvard University, "Moms' Work and Teens' Outcomes."
  • February 5 Allison Tait,  University  of Richmond  School  of Law,  "Trusting Marriage."
  • February 19 Carl Sanders, Washington University, "The Effect of Family Stability on Investment  in Children."
  • March 6 Sanghmitra Gautam, Washington University, "Quantifying Risk Aversion: A Dynamic  Model of Livestock Investment in Rural India."
  • March 19 Ian Fillmore, Washington University, "Tuition Discounts Over the College Career."
  • April 2 Matthias Doepke, Northwestern University, "Bargaining Over Babies: Evidence, Theory, and Policy Implications."
  • April 16 Betsey Stevenson, University of Michigan, "Income Inequality and Subjective Well-Being."

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: pollak@wustl.edu or
Michael Sherraden, at (314) 935-6691, email: sherrad@wustl.edu
  
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.