WORK, FAMILIES AND PUBLIC POLICY
A Biweekly Brown Bag Seminar Series
Topics Relating to Labor, Households, Health Care, Law and Social Welfare
- February 3
Sean Williams, University of Texas Law School, “Dead Children: Tort Law and Parental Investments in Child Safety.”
- February 17
David Wiczer, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, “Occupational Hazards and Social Disability Insurance.”
- March 3
Chinhui Juhn, University of Houston, “The Quantity-Quality Tradeoff and the Formation of Cognitive and Non-cognitive Skill.”
- March 17
George Borjas, Harvard University, “The Slowdown in the Economic Assimilation of Immigrants: Aging and Cohort Effects Revisited Again.”
- March 31
Joshua Jackson, Washington University, “The Influence of Personality on Important Life Outcomes.”
- April 14
Jeffrey Smith, University of Michigan, “The Consequences of Mismatch Between Students and Colleges.”
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: firstname.lastname@example.org or
- Michael Sherraden, at (314) 935-6691, email: email@example.com
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.