Schedule for Current Quarter


Fall Quarter Schedule

 Oct 1 – Dec 15, 2019   

Oct 2 Public Policy and Economics Workshop
Adam Kapor, Princeton University
Title: Housing Search Friction: Evidence from Detailed Search Data and a Field Experiment 
Wed from 330 pm until 450 pm at the Keller Center, Room 1022
Oct 8

Susan C. Levine, Rebecca Anne Boylan Professor in Education and Society and
Stephen W. Raudenbush,  Lewis-Sebring Distinguished Service Professor, University of Chicago
Title: Longitudinally Adaptive Mathematical Assessment and Instruction Increases Numerical and
Verbal Skills of Pre-School Children 

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 Oct 15

Guanglei Hong, Professor, Comparative Human Development, University of Chicago
Title: How Shaky Was the Causal Conclusion? Weighting-Based Sensitivity Analysis  

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Oct 22

Elaine Allensworth, Lewis-Sebring Director Executive Director,
UChicago Consortium for School Research
Title: Implementation of Common Core Mathematics and Next Generation Science Standards:
Changes in Classroom Instruction and Student Achievement

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Oct 29

Kjell Salavanes , Professor, Norwegian School of Economics, Helleveien, Norway
Title: Status Traps and Human Capital Investment 

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Nov 5

Scott McConnell, Professor, Educational Psychology and Director of Community Engagement at the Center for
Early Education and Development, University of Minnesota
Title: Measurement that Matters: Aligned and Actionable Assessment to Improve Age 3 to
Grade 3 Achievement 

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Nov 13  Wed Public Policy and Economics Workshop 
Kirabo Jackson,  Abraham Harris Professor of Education and Social Policy,
Northwestern University
Title: What is a Good School, and Can Parents Tell? Evidence on the Multidimensionality of School Output*
Wed from 330 pm until 450 pm at the Keller Center, Room 1022  
Nov 19

Eric Hedberg, Senior Data Scientist, National Opinion Research Center (NORC) at the University of Chicago
Title: Revisiting Social Capital for Developing Human Capital: Networks and College Matriculation among Arizona High School Seniors

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Dec 3 Drew Bailey, Associate Professor, School of Education, University of California, Irvine
Title:  Treatment Effect Forecasting: What  Is It, and Why Should You Care?
Dec 11 Public Policy and Economics Workshop
Barbara Biasi, Assistant Professor of Economics, Yale School of Management
Wed from 330 pm until 450 pm at the Keller Center, Room 1022

 

Winter Quarter Schedule
 Jan 7 – Mar 23, 2020    

Jan 14 TBA
Jan 21 Mesmin Destin, Associate Professor, Human Development and Social Policy
Northwestern University
Jan 28 Student Presentations 
Bridgette Davis, School of Social Service Administration and Helen Lee, Comparative Human Development 
Feb 4 Seth Zimmerman, Assistant Professor of Economics, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Feb 11 Student Presentations
Val Michelman, Public Policy and Natalie Brezack, Psychology
Feb 18 Magne Mogstad, The Gray S. Becker Professor in Economics, Department of Economics,
University of Chicago
Feb 26 Hirokazu Yoshikawa
Title: The First Experimental Evaluation of an Unconditional Cash Transfer for Parents of
0 – 3 Year-Olds in the U.S. 
Mar 3

Bethany Rittle-Johnson, Professor and Chair, Psychology and Human Development, Vanderbilt University
Title: Comparing Solution Methods to Promote Algebra Learning: An Example of Using Cognitive 
Science to Improve Classroom Instruction 

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Mar 10

Susan Landry, Albert & Margaret Alkek Distinguished Chair in Early Childhood Development, and the
Michael Matthew Knight Memorial Professor in the Department of Pediatrics,  University of Texas Health
Science Center, Houston (UT Health)

Mar 17 Student Presentations
Kallie Clark, Social Service Administration and Deena Bernett, Psychology

 

Spring Quarter Schedule
Apr 1 – Jun 15, 2020  

Apr 7  Anjali Adukia, Assistant Professor, Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago 
Apr 14 Susan Goldin-Meadow, Beardsley Ruml Distinguished Service Professor, Departments of Psychology
and Comparative Human Development, University of Chicago 
Apr 28

Micere Keels, Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Human Development, 
University of Chicago 

May 5 Student Presentations
Elyane Teska. Comparative Human Development and Jalisha Jenifer, Psychology 
May 12 Avi Feller,  Assistant Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy
University of California, Berkeley 
May 19 Student Presentations
Nancy Pantoja, Psychology and Ebony Hinton, School of Social Service Administration
Jun 2 Lauren Sartain, Assistant Professor, School of Education, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 
Jun 9 Student Presentations
David Knight, Political Science and Mariel Schwartz, Economics 

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