Brown Bag Seminar Series Events 2019

Fall 2019 Seminar Series

WORK, FAMILIES AND PUBLIC POLICY

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

Fall 2019

  • September 23                                                                                                                                                             Maxine Eichner, University of North Carolina School of Law, “Free Market Families: How the Market Crushed the American Dream (and How It Can Be Restored).”
  • October 7                                                                                                                                                             Abigail Wozniak, Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, “Changing Stability in US Employment Relationships: A Tale of Two Tails.”
  • October 21                                                                                                                                                                     Brent R. Hickman, Washington University, “Productivity Versus Motivation: A Field Experimental Study of Adolescent Human Capital Production.”
  • November 4                                                                                                                                                                 David Lam, University of Michigan, “Is There a Male Breadwinner Norm? The Hazards of Inferring Preferences form Marriage Market Outcomes.”
  • November 18                                                                                                                                                             George Gayle, Washington University, “Frictionless Dynamic Matching: Commitment and Household Behaviour.”
  • December 2                                                                                                                                                                   Robert A. Pollak, Washington University, “How Bargaining and Altruism Determine Allocation within Marriage and Equilibrium in the Marriage Market.”
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.