Brown Bag Seminar Series Events 2010

Fall 2010 Seminar Series

WORK, FAMILIES AND PUBLIC POLICY

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

Fall 2010

  • September 13
    Robert A. Pollak, Washington University, “Allocating Time: Does Economic Theory Imply Specialization in Efficient Married Couple Households?”
  • September 27
    Noah Zatz, UCLA School of Law, “Accounting for Care in the Age of Work.”
  • October 11
    Daniela Del Boca, University of Turin, “Household Membership Decisions of Adult Children in Europe.”
  • October 25
    Judith A. Seltzer, University of California, Los Angeles, “Doubling Up When Times are Tough: A Pilot Study of Obligations to Share a Home in Response to Economic Hardship.”
  • November 8
    John Laitner, University of Michigan, “Inter-generational Transfers: New HRS Data on Gifts and Transfers.”
  • November 22
    Sebastian Galiani, Washington University, “The Causal Effects of Housing in Poor Shantytowns.”
  • December 6
    Lamar Pierce, Washington University, “The Psychological and Sexual Costs of Income Inequality in Marriage.”

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.

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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.