Research Seminar Series - Spring 2015
All seminars convene on Thursdays from noon to 1:00 p.m in Ward 107. Please feel free to bring a bag lunch.
*Joint with Metro Studies Center
Paul Jargowsky, Professor of Public Policy, Senior Research Affiliate at the National Poverty Center, and Director of Center for Urban Research & Education, Rutgers University—Camden
Are Parental Welfare Work Requirements Good for Disadvantaged Children? Evidence from Age-of-Youngest-Child Exemptions
Chris Herbst, Associate Professor, School of Public Affairs, Arizona State University
A population-level study of the effects of early intervention for autism spectrum disorders
David Figlio, Orrington Lunt Professor of Education, Social Policy, and Economics; Director of Institute for Policy Research, Northwestern University
The Impact of Medical and Communication Technology on Homicides
Thomas Stratmann, University Professor of Economics & Law, George Mason University
Unemployment Insurance Experience Rating and Labor Market Dynamics
David Ratner, Economist, Federal Reserve Board
School Quality Moderates the Impacts of a Conditional Cash Transfer Program on High School Students: Evidence from an Experimental Evaluation in New York City
Sharon Wolf, National Poverty Fellow (in residence at ASPE, HHS)
An Examination of the Effects of In-State Resident Tuition Policies on Undocumented Latino Youth in the United States
Ray Zuniga, PhD Candidate, DPAP
"Are Partnerships the Solution?: Exploring the Constraints of the U.S. Environmental Regulatory Framework
Manjyot Bhan, PhD Candidate, DPAP
"Teachers like us: The effect of student-teacher demographic mismatch on student attendance"
Steve Holt, Ph.D. Student, DPAP
"Performance Standards and Employee Effort: Evidence from Teacher Absences"
Seth Gershenson, Assistant Professor, DPAP
"Something in the Air? Air quality and children's cognitive development and functioning"
Dave Marcotte, Professor of Public Policy, University of Maryland—Baltimore County
Please contact Seth Gershenson at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.