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November 2018

Michael Clemens, Center for Global Development

November 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CCPR Seminar Room, 4240 Public Affairs Building, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States, 5201 Sumner Ave United States

Title: Immigration Restrictions as Active Labor Market Policy: Evidence from the Mexican Bracero Exclusion Abstract: An important class of active labor market policy has received little impact evaluation: immigration barriers intended to raise wages and employment by shrinking labor supply. Theories of endogenous technical advance raise the possibility of limited or even perverse impact. We study a natural policy experiment: the exclusion of almost half a million Mexican bracero farm workers from the United States to improve farm labor market conditions. With…

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December 2018

Alison Norris, The Ohio State University

December 5 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CCPR Seminar Room, 4240 Public Affairs Building, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States, 5201 Sumner Ave United States

Title: Abortion utilization in Ohio’s changing legislative context Abstract: Changes in Ohio, most notably legislation and policy changes since 2011, likely have impacted women’s access to abortion. Many abortion clinics in Ohio have closed in the past seven years, and several others are currently engaged in litigation and are at risk of closure. Clinic closures influence the distance that women travel when seeking abortion. Coupled with the impact of an Ohio law that mandates a 24-hour waiting period after a woman’s initial…

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January 2019

Rocio Titiunik, University of Michigan

January 16, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CCPR Seminar Room, 4240 Public Affairs Building, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States, 5201 Sumner Ave United States

Title: tbd Abstract: tbd Co-sponsored with the Political Science Department, Statistics Department and the Center for Social Statistics More on Prof. Titiunik

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Kosuke Imai, Harvard University

January 23, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CCPR Seminar Room, 4240 Public Affairs Building, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States, 5201 Sumner Ave United States

Title: tbd Abstract: tbd Co-sponsored with the Political Science Department, Statistics Department and the Center for Social Statistics More on Prof. Imai

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Ushma Upadhyay, UC San Francisco

January 30, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CCPR Seminar Room, 4240 Public Affairs Building, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States, 5201 Sumner Ave United States

Title: tbd Abstract: tbd Co-sponsored with The Bixby Center More on Prof. Upadhyay

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February 2019

Peter Bearman, Columbia University

February 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CCPR Seminar Room, 4240 Public Affairs Building, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States, 5201 Sumner Ave United States

Title: tbd Abstract: tbd Co-sponsored by the Sociology Department More on Prof. Bearman  

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Jan Van Bavel, University of Leuven

February 20, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CCPR Seminar Room, 4240 Public Affairs Building, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States, 5201 Sumner Ave United States

Title: tbd Abstract: tbd More on Prof. Bavel

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Thinking Gender 2019: Feminists Confronting the Carceral State

February 22, 2019
CA, USA USA

Thinking Gender 2019 will focus on gendered regimes of incarceration, and feminist, queer, abolitionist, and intersectional interventions. The US justice system is a site of widespread gendered and race-based violence.  The U.S. currently incarcerates nearly a third of all female prisoners in the world, and between 1977 and 2004, the number of women in U.S. prisons increased by an unprecedented 757%. As a 2015 CSW co-sponsored report revealed, women suffering from mental illness in LA County jails are routinely denied…

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March 2019

Matt Harding, UC Irvine

March 6, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CCPR Seminar Room, 4240 Public Affairs Building, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States, 5201 Sumner Ave United States

Title: tbd Abstract: tbd More on Prof. Harding 

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Alan Murray, UC Santa Barbara

March 13, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
CCPR Seminar Room, 4240 Public Affairs Building, Los Angeles, CA, 90095, United States, 5201 Sumner Ave United States

Title: tbd Abstract: tbd More on Prof. Murray

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