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CEPA Seminar Series

Fall 2014

Associate Professor, Stanford Graduate School of Education

Topic:
Changing Distributions: How online college classes alter student and professor performance
Date:
Thursday, September 25, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location:
CERAS Learning Hall

Assistant Professor of Public Policy and Education, University of Virginia

Topic:
The Longer Long-term Impact of Head Start: Intergenerational Transmission of Program Effects
Date:
Thursday, October 9, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location:
CERAS Learning Hall

Assistant Professor of Education and Economics, Harvard University

Topic:
Teacher performance pay: Experimental evidence from Pakistan
Date:
Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location:
CERAS Learning Hall

Associate Professor of Paediatrics and Child Health, Aga Khan University

Topic:
Current Status of Evidence on ECD for Children in Low- and Middle-Income Countries: Implications for Policy and Practice
Date:
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location:
CERAS Learning Hall

Susan B. King Professor of Public Policy and Professor of Economics, Duke University

Topic:
Returns to teacher experience: Student achievement and motivation in middle school
Date:
Thursday, December 4, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location:
CERAS Learning Hall

Professor of Economics, University of Munich; Director, Ifo Center for the Economics of Education

Topic:
Virtually No Effect? Different Types of Computer Use and the Effect of Classroom Computers on Student Achievement
Date:
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location:
CERAS #513

Winter 2015

Associate Professor and Chancellor's Fellow, University of California, Davis

Topic:
The Promises and Pitfalls of Measuring Community College Quality
Date:
Thursday, January 29, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location:
CERAS Learning Hall

Professor, University of Michigan

Topic:
Success for All? Estimating the Effect of a Mandatory College-Prep Curriculum in Michigan
Date:
Thursday, February 5, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location:
CERAS Learning Hall

McCormick Foundation Professor of Social Service Administration, Law, and Public Policy University of Chicago

Topic:
Not too late: Improving academic outcomes for disadvantaged youth
Date:
Thursday, February 12, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location:
CERAS Learning Hall

Senior Economist and Research Advisor at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Topic:
Good Kids, Good Peers, or Good Schools?: The Impact of Selective Enrollment High Schools in Chicago
Date:
Thursday, February 19, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location:
CERAS Learning Hall

Professor, Harvard University

Topic:
Why you should worry about Campbell’s Law: Examples of bias from differential inflation
Date:
Thursday, March 12, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location:
Cubberley 115

Spring 2015

Professor of Economics, University of Stavanger

Topic:
Father Presence and the Intergenerational Transmission of Educational Attainment
Date:
Thursday, April 2, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location:
CERAS Learning Hall

Associate Policy Research Scientist, College Board

Topic:
Giving College Credit Where it is Due: Advanced Placement Exam Scores and College Outcomes
Date:
Thursday, April 16, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location:
CERAS Learning Hall

Professor, University of Michigan

Topic:
The Consequences of Mismatch Between Students and College
Date:
Thursday, April 23, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location:
CERAS Learning Hall

Professor of economics at the University of Amsterdam (the Netherlands) and fellow of the Tinbergen Institute (Amsterdam) and CESIfo (Munich)

Topic:
The performance of school assignment mechanisms in practice
Date:
Thursday, April 30, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location:
CERAS Learning Hall

Associate Professor of Sociology and Education, University of Virginia

Topic:
Social Class Inequality in Academic Undermatch: The Role of Social and Cultural Capital
Date:
Thursday, May 7, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location:
CERAS Learning Hall

Associate Professor of Finance and Economics, Columbia University

Topic:
Teacher Applicant Hiring and Teacher Performance: Evidence from DC Public Schools
Date:
Thursday, May 14, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location:
CERAS Learning Hall

Professor, The University of Texas at Austin

Topic:
Apply Yourself: Racial and Ethnic Differences in College Enrollment
Date:
Thursday, May 28, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location:
CERAS Learning Hall

Associate Professor of Public Policy and Education, Vanderbilt University

Topic:
Charter High Schools' Effects on Long-Term Attainment and Earnings
Date:
Thursday, June 4, 2015 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
Location:
CERAS Learning Hall