Inequality

2018 Mar 19

Anthony Abraham Jack: "I, too, Am Hungry": Structural Exclusion at an Elite University

12:15pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Kennedy School, Land Hall (Belfer 400)
Inequality and Social Policy Seminar Series presentation by Anthony Abraham Jack, Junior Fellow, Harvard Society of Fellows; Assistant Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education; and Shutzer Assistant Professor, Radcliff Institue for Advanced Study, Harvard University. Read more about Anthony Abraham Jack: "I, too, Am Hungry": Structural Exclusion at an Elite University
2018 Feb 07

Rense Nieuwenhuis: The Diminishing Power of One? Welfare State Retrenchment and Poverty Among Singles and Single Parents in Sweden

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

CGIS Knafel Building, 1737 Cambridge Street, Bowie-Vernon Room (K262)
2018 Jan 29

Shelley J. Correll: Inside the Black Box of Organizational Life: The Gendered Language of Performance Assessment

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Kennedy School, Allison Dining Room

Inequality and Social Policy Seminar Series presentation by Shelley J. Correll, Professor of Sociology and, by courtesy, Organizational Behavior; and the Barbara D. Finberg Director of the Clayman Institute for Gender Research, Stanford University.

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2018 Feb 01

Sarah Damaske: Job Loss and Attempts to Return to Work: Exacerbating Inequalities Across Gender and Class

12:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Center for Population and Development Studies 9 Bow Street
In foreground, a sign posted on a lawn reads "Do not play in the dirt or around the mulch - EPA." In background is a child's pink three-wheeled riding toy.

Truly Toxic

November 1, 2017

Environmental regulation is undergoing radical changes, posing a direct threat to America’s health and potentially deepening inequality.  Since the spring of 2017, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed sharp cuts in the testing of children for lead exposure, and the Interior Department directed the National Academy of Sciences to cease studying the health effects of a common mining technique that deposits toxic minerals in ground waters.  Meanwhile, recent investigative reports have documented that the appointment of top regulators with conflicting business interests at the EPA continues apace. ... Read more about Truly Toxic

2017 Nov 27

Richard V. Reeves: Dream Hoarders: How the American Upper Middle Class is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust, Why That is a Problem, and What to Do About It

12:00pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Harvard Kennedy School, Allison Dining Room, Taubman 5th Floor
Inequality and Social Policy Seminar presentation by Richard V. Reeves, Senior Fellow in Economic Studies and Co-Director of the Center on Children and Families, Brookings Institution.

In conversation with David T. Ellwood, Director of the Malcolm Wiener Center for Social Policy.

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