Inequality

2016 Apr 18

Christopher Muller: Lead Exposure and Violent Crime in the Early Twentieth Century

12:00pm to 1:45pm

Location: 

Harvard Kennedy School Allison Dining Room (Taubman Bldg-520)

Inequality and Social Policy presentation by Christopher Muller, Robert Wood Johnson Health & Society Scholar, Columbia University. Assistant Professor of Sociology, University of California, Berkeley (beginning fall 2016).

Joint work with James Feigenbaum, Ph.D. candidate in Economics and Inequality & Social Policy doctoral fellow.

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Race, Self-Selection, and the Job Search Process

Race, Self-Selection, and the Job Search Process

January 20, 2016

Discrimination in hiring continues to limit the opportunities available to racial minorities. How do job seekers respond to this reality? Some argue that job seekers tailor their searches in ways that allow them to avoid discrimination. Others suggest that job seekers adapt by casting a wider net in their search. Until now, we have known little about this process, largely because no existing data source has closely followed individuals through their job search.... Read more about Race, Self-Selection, and the Job Search Process

2015 Nov 10

Kathryn Edin and H. Luke Shaefer: Coping with Extreme Poverty on $2.00 a Day

6:30pm to 7:30pm

Location: 

Harvard Kennedy School Weiner Auditorium, Taubman G-1

An Inequality & Social Policy book event with Kathryn J. EdinBloomberg Distinguished Professor of Sociology and Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, and H. Luke ShaeferAssociate Professor of Social Work and Public Policy, University of Michigan.

 

With discussion by David T. EllwoodScott M. Black Professor of Political Economy, Harvard Kennedy School,...

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