CEPA Seminar Series 2013-2014

Fall 2013

Rick Hanushek

Paul and Jean Hanna Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

Topic: Endangering Prosperity: A Global View of the American School
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall

Assistant Professor of Education and Economics at Harvard University

Topic: School Accountability, Postsecondary Attainment and Earnings (with Sarah Cohodes, Jennifer Jennings and Sandy Jencks)
Tuesday, October 29, 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall

Associate Professor of Economics at Brown University

Topic: Are Some Degrees Worth More Than Others? Evidence from College Admission Cutoffs in Chile
Tuesday, December 10, 2013 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall

Winter 2014

Edward Haertel
Topic: The Technical Design Group Analyses of Four API Issues
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall

Associate Professor of Economics at University of California, Davis

Topic: The Long-run Effects From Being Exposed to Troubled Peers
Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall

Assistant Professor of Sociology at New York University

Topic: Medical Adaptation to Academic Pressure: Schooling, Stimulant Use, and Socioeconomic Status
Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall

Associate Professor of Public Policy and Higher Education, Vanderbilt University

Topic: The effect of English Language Learner identification on college-access outcomes
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall

Spring 2014

Assistant Professor of Education at the University of Virginia

Topic: Prompts, Personalization, and Pay-offs: Using Behavioral Nudges to Help Students Navigate Complex Postsecondary Decisions
Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall

Associate Professor of Economics at Dartmouth College

Topic: The Impacts of Expanding Access to High-Quality Preschool Education
Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall

Principal Research Scientist at Educational Testing Service

Topic: Can you correct a propensity score analysis for covariate measurement error?
Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall

Sara Rimm-Kaufman, Professor, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia

Topic: Results from a Randomized Controlled Trial of the Responsive Classroom Approach: Lessons Learned from Looking Inside Classrooms
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall

John French Professor in Economics at Dartmouth College

Topic: Have We Identified Effective Teachers? Validating Measures of Effective Teaching Using Random Assignment
Tuesday, May 20, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall

Assistant Professor of Education Policy at the University of Virginia

Topic: Kids Today: The changing nature of early childhood learning in the age of accountability
Tuesday, June 3, 2014 - 3:30pm to 5:00pm
CERAS Learning Hall