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2009-10

CO-SPONSORED EVENTS

September 25-26, 2009
“Making Welfare States Work: Citizens, Workers, and Welfare States in Comparative Perspective”
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., B06 Sage Hall
Co-Sponsored event with the Institute for European Studies

March 18, 2010
“More than Just Race: being Black and Poor in the Inner City”
4:30 – 6:00 p.m., Call Auditorium, 116 Kennedy Hall
Co-Sponsored event with the ISS Poverty Team, Bronfenbrenner Life Course Center, and the University Lectures Program

ISS THEME PROJECT EVENTS
Persistent Poverty and Upward Mobility

September 8
“Hunger and Food Insecurity in the US: History, Correlates and Dynamics”
Christine Olson, Poverty Team Member and Prof. of Nutritional Science
12:00 – 1:30 p.m., ISS Conference Room (146 Myron Taylor Hall)

September 9
“The Future of U.S. Poverty Policy and Research”
2:00 – 5:30 p.m., Biotech G10

September 15
“Poverty, Stress and the Intergenerational Transmission of Human Capital”
Anna Aizer, Economics, Brown University
12 p.m., ISS Conference Room (146 Myron Taylor Hall)

September 22
“The Political Representation of the Poor”
Karen Jusko, Political Science, Stanford University
12 p.m., ISS Conference Room (146 Myron Taylor Hall)

September 29
Pat Sharkey, Sociology, NYU
12 p.m., ISS Conference Room (146 Myron Taylor Hall)

October 6
Parke Wilde, Nutritional Science & Policy, Tufts University
12:00 – 1:30 p.m., ISS Conference Room (146 Myron Taylor Hall)

October 13
“Current Frontiers in the Study of Economic Mobility in Developing Countries”
8:30 a.m. – 5:15 p.m., 423 ILR Conference Center

October 20
“Employer Market Power in the Low-Wage Labor Market”
Jordan Matsudaira, Poverty Team Member and Prof. of Applied Economics & Man.
12 p.m., ISS Conference Room (146 Myron Taylor Hall)

October 27
“Index Based Livestock Insurance for Managing Asset Risk in Northern Kenya: Ex Ante Impact On Welfare Dynamics”
Chris Barrett, Poverty Team Leader and Prof. of Applied Economics & Management
12 p.m., ISS Conference Room (146 Myron Taylor Hall)

November 10
Nik Theodore, City & Regional Planning, University of Illinois at Chicago
12 p.m., ISS Conference Room (146 Myron Taylor Hall)

November 16-17
“Institutions, Behavior and the Escape from Persistent Poverty”
423 ILR Conference Center

November 24
Dan Lichter, Poverty Team Member and Prof. of PAM & Sociology
12:00 – 1:30 p.m., ISS Conference Room (146 Myron Taylor Hall)

January 26
“Why Poor People Don’t Vote: Income, Inequality, and Voter Turnout in Comparative Perspective”
Chris Anderson, Poverty Team Member and Prof. of Government
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., ISS Conference Room (146 Myron Taylor Hall)

February 2
“Precarious Employment: Potential Consequences of the Economic Downturn”
Susan Christopherson, Poverty Team Member and Prof. of City and Regional Planning
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., ISS Conference Room (146 Myron Taylor Hall)

February 9
“Improving Job Access and Outcomes: The Ways to Work Program”
Matthew Freedman, Poverty Team Member and Prof. of Labor Economics
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., ISS Conference Room (146 Myron Taylor Hall)

February 11-12
“Moving Out of Poverty: The Economic and Environmental Impacts of Programs Aimed at Mitigating Spatial Mismatch” 225 ILR Conference Center

February 16
“Stutter-Step Models of College Entry”
Steven Morgan, Poverty Team Member and Prof. of Sociology
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., ISS Conference Room (146 Myron Taylor Hall)

February 23
“Measuring Mobility with Repeated Cross-Sections”
David McKenzie, Development Research Group, World Bank
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., ISS Conference Room (146 Myron Taylor Hall)
Co-sponsored by Development Economics

March 2
“Early Academic Performance, Grade Repetition, and School Attainment in Senegal: A Panel Data Analysis”
David Shan, Poverty Team Member and Prof. of Economics in the Division of Nutritional Sciences
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., ISS Conference Room (146 Myron Taylor Hall)

March 9
“Seminar”
David Brady, Duke University
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., ISS Conference Room (146 Myron Taylor Hall)

March 16
“Seminar”
Karen Macours, Johns Hopkins University
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., ISS Conference Room (146 Myron Taylor Hall)

April 6
“Democracy and the African Middle Class, in Comparative Perspective”
Nic van de Walle, Poverty Team Member and Prof. of Government
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., ISS Conference Room (146 Myron Taylor Hall)

April 13
“The Wealth Gap Between High and Low Castes in India”
Seema Jayachandran, Stanford, Economics
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., ISS Conference Room (146 Myron Taylor Hall)
Co-sponsored by Development Economics

April 20
“Sex, Drugs, Police and Poverty: Human Development and Criminalization of Personal Behavior ”
Joanne Csete, Director of Law, Policy and Rights Program, Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., ISS Conference Room (146 Myron Taylor Hall)

May 4
“A Geographic Perspective on the Fate of U.S. Manufacturing Regions ”
Susan Christopherson, Poverty Team Member and Prof. of City and Regional Planning
12:00 p.m. – 1:30 p.m., ISS Conference Room (146 Myron Taylor Hall)

May 12-13
Human Capital Interventions Targeting Poor Children in Early LIfe Conference,
Carrier Ballroom, Statler Hotel

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