Brown Bag Seminar Series Events 2015

Spring 2015 Seminar Series


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

Spring 2015

  • February 2
    Caitlin Myers, Middlebury College, “Power of the Pill or Power of Abortion? Re-Examining the Effects of Young Women’s Access to Reproductive Control.”
  • February 16
    Bernardo Silveira,  Washington University, “Preference Heterogeneity of the Judiciary and the Composition of Political Jurisdictions.”
  • March 2
    Christine Schwartz, University of Wisconsin, “The Growing Economic Resemblance of Spouses: Changes in Assortative Mating or the Division of Labor in Marriage?”
  • March 16
    Matt Wiswall, Arizona State, “Investments in Children and Child Development.”
  • April 6
    David Autor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, “The Fragile-Y Effect: Family Environment and the Gender Gap in Behavioral and Educational Outcomes.”
  • April 13
    Jill Hasday, University of Minnesota Law School, “Intimate Lies: How Does and How Should the Law Regulate Deception by Family Members, Lovers, and Dates.”

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.