Brown Bag Seminar Series Events 2021

Spring 2021 Seminar Series

WORK, FAMILIES AND PUBLIC POLICY

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

Spring 2021

  • February 8                                                                                                                                                                    Kevin Lang, Boston University, “The Boss is Watching: How Monitoring Decisions Hurt Black Workers” 
  • February 22                                                                                                                                                            James Heckman, University of Chicago, “Interaction as Investment” 
  • March 8                                                                                                                                                                 Marcella Alsan, Harvard University, “Civil Liberties in Times of Crisis” 
  • March 22                                                                                                                                                               Courtney Joslin, University of California at Davis, “Partners But Not Partners” 
  • April 5                                                                                                                                                                      Sanghmitra Gautam, Washington University in St. Louis, “Female Inheritance Rights in India: The Impact of the Hindu Succession Act on Intra-Household Welfare” 
  • April 19                                                                                                                                                                    Robert A. Pollak, Washington University in St. Louis, “The Life Expectancy of Older Couples and Surviving Spouses: Estimates Based on Real Couples and Synthetic Couples” 
  • May 3                                                                                                                                                                          George Gayle, Washington University in St. Louis, “Law Reforms, Matrimonial Regimes and Family Behaviour” 
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: Zoom Virtual Meeting Room Passcode, 409877

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Sponsored by: The Olin Business School, the George Warren Brown School of Social Work, the Center for Social Development, the Department of Economics, and the College of Arts and Sciences.