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Social Mobility in an Unequal World

Social Mobility in an Unequal World: Evidence and Policy Solutions
Thursday, April 20, 2017 – Saturday, April 22, 2017
Cornell University

The Center for the Study of Inequality is thrilled to announce an upcoming conference on Social Mobility in an Unequal World: Evidence and Policy Solutions: April 20, 2017 – April 22, 2017!

Events are outlined below:

David Grusky (Barbara Kimball Browning Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences; Director, Center on Poverty and Inequality, Stanford University) will give the opening keynote speech on Thursday, April 20 in the Biotechnology Building – Room G10 at 4:30pm – 6:00pm. This event will be open to the public. We have also planned a dinner for conference participants and attendees to take place later that evening.

Adam Gamoran (President, WT Grant Foundation; MacArthur Professor of Sociology and Educational Policy Studies, Emeritus; Former Director, Wisconsin Center for Education Research, University of Wisconsin-Madison) will give a keynote speech on Friday, April 21 at 9:15am in the Statler Hotel – Yale Princeton Room. This event will be open to those attending the conference and by permission.

The remainder of the conference will take place in the Statler Hotel’s Yale Princeton Room on Friday, April 21 from 10am – 5pm and on Saturday, April 22 from 8:45am until 12pm.

Confirmed participants include: Deirdre Bloome, Adam Gamoran, David Grusky, Michelle Jackson, Charles Payne, Fabian Pfeffer, Susan Popkin, Luke Shaefer, Florencia Torche, Herman van der Werfhorst, Pamela Morris, Laura Tach, Daniel Lichter, Vida Maralani, and Kim Weeden.

Please mark your calendars and contact us if you are interested in attending!

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