Political Economy & Development Seminars Spring 2007

Fridays, 4:10-5:30 pm (unless otherwise specified) Sproul 2206

Questions? Contact Mindy Marks , Susan Carter , and Richard Sutch

When available, the papers may be downloaded as pdf files, which can be read or printed using the Acrobat Reader.

4/2/2007* David Swanson University of Mississippi Dir. Center of Population Studies

*NOTE: Monday (not Friday)

Assessing Katrina’s Demographic and Social Impacts on the Mississippi Gulf Coast: Preliminary Results
4/20/2007 Erica Field Harvard University Iodine deficiency and schooling attainment in Tanzania
4/27/2007 Jorge Aguero UC Riverside Stereotypes and Willingness to Change Them: Testing Theories of Discrimination in South Africa
5/4/2007 Latika Chaudhary (W. Glenn Campbell and Rita Ricardo-Campbell National Fellow, Hoover Institution) An Economic Analysis of Education in Colonial India
5/11/2007 Jae-Hee Son UC Riverside Reappraising the Job-Training Effect on Labor Market Outputs of Korean Women
5/18/2007 Subhrendu Pattanayak RTI/North Carolina State Nature’s Call: Can social mobilization promote toilet use and improve welfare? Results from a field experiment in Orissa, India
5/25/2007 Michael Steinberger Pomona College Sexual Orientation, Earnings, and Occupational Choice
6/1/2007* Kurt Schwabe UC Riverside

*NOTE: (joint w/ Political Economy & Development) CANCELLED

Determinants of Non-timber Forest Product Collection by Indigenous Smallholder Communities of Malaysia
6/8/2007 Prasanta Pattanaik UC Riverside John Stuart Mill on welfare and public action