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  INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS SECTION/LABOR ECONOMICS SEMINAR - SPRING 1998

February 4
David Lee, Princeton University
"Wage Inequality in the U.S. since 1980: Rising Dispersion or Falling Minimum Wage?"
February 11
Professor Olivier Blanchard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology "The Medium Run."
February 18
Professor Douglas Staiger, Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University and Princeton University
"Measuring Quality of Care in Hospitals"
February 25
 
March 4
Professor Lowell Taylor, Carnegie Mellon University
"Why Do Gay Men Live in San Francisco?"
(joint with OPR)
101 Notestein Hall
March 11
Professor Colm Harmon, University College Dublin
"Selective Schooling and the Returns to the Quantity and Quality of Education"
March 18
NO SEMINAR, MIDTERM BREAK
March 25
Professor Caroline M. Hoxby, Harvard University
"How the Changing Market Structure of American College Education Explains Tuition"
April 1
Professor Guido Imbens, University of California-Los Angeles
"Estimating Income Effects Using a Sample of Lottery Players"
April 8
Professor Steve Pischke, MIT and Harris School of Public Policy at the University of Chicago
"The Structure of Wages and Investment in General Training"
April 15
Professor Yoram Weiss, Tel Aviv University and University of Chicago
"The Absorption of Highly Skilled Immigrants: Israel 1990-1995"
April 22
Lara Shore-Sheppard, University of Pittsburgh
"Medicaid and Crowding Out of Private Insurance: A Re-Examination Using Firm-Level Data"
April 28*
Professors Claudia Goldin and Lawrence Katz, Harvard University and the Russell Sage Foundation
"Human Capital and Social Capital: The Rise of Secondary Schooling in America, 1910 to 1940"
(Joint with OPR)
Noon - 1:30 101 Notestein Hall
May 6
Professor Kristin Butcher, Boston College and Princeton University (joint with Luojia Hu, Princeton University)
"Use of Means--Test Transfer Programs by Immigrants, Their Children, and Their Children's Children"
May 13
Professor Cordelia Reimers, Hunter College
"Unskilled Immigration and Changes in the Wage Distributions of Black, Mexican American, and Non-Hispanic White Male Dropouts"
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 
   
 
 
 
 
     
           
   

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