Social Sciences School-Wide Events

School Calendar

May 6, 2013 Necessity is the Mother of Invention: Input Supplies and Directed Technical Change
Walker Hanlon, Assistant Professor of Economics, UCLA
May 4, 2013 - May 5, 2013 Category-Theoretic Foundations of Mathematics
Samson Abramsky (Oxford) | John Baez (UC Riverside) | Olivia Caramello (Cambridge) | Brice Halimi (Paris-Ouest) | Hans Halvorson (Princeton) | Ralf Krömer (Siegen) | Jean-Jacques Szczeciniarz (Paris-Diderot)
May 3, 2013 Key Developments in Category Theory
John Baez, Professor of Mathematical Physics, UC Riverside
May 2, 2013 Islamism, Humiliation and the Mobilization of Masculinity
Roxanne L. Euben, Wellesley College
May 2, 2013 Discriminating Among Probability Weighting Functions Using Adaptive Design Optimization
Dan Cavagnaro, Lecturer, Department of Information Systems & Decision Sciences, Mihaylo College of Business & Economics, California State University Fullerton
April 30, 2013 Financial Stress and Economic Dynamics: The Transmission of Crises
Kirstin Hubrich, Senior Economist, European Central Bank
April 30, 2013 The Black-White Education-Scaled Test-Score Gap in Grades K-7
Kevin Lang, Professor of Economics, Boston University
April 30, 2013 The Globalization of White Western Masculinity
Allen Kim, Sociology Doctoral Student, UC Irvine
April 29, 2013 Dynamic Consistency and Expected Utility with State Ambiguity
Antoine Billot, Professor of Economics, University of Paris 2
April 26, 2013 Strengths in Troubling Times: Housing Complexity and Insecurity in South Phoenix
Jennifer Glick, Arizona State University
April 26, 2013 - April 27, 2013 Best Laid Plans: Imagined Futures, Forgotten Pasts, and Unintended Consequences
April 25, 2013 EXPERT SERIES: Competition is Coming to Your Wallet: How New Technologies are Changing Money
April 25, 2013 The UK in USA: GREAT Britain’s Public Diplomacy in the United States
Katharine Keith-Azar, Deputy Head of Press, Policy, Public Affairs | British Consulate-General, Los Angeles
April 25, 2013 Security and Game Theory: Key Algorithmic Principles, Deployed Applications, Lessons Learned
Milind Tambe, Professor of Computer Science and Industrial and Systems Engineering, University of Southern California
April 24, 2013 Reverse Mortgage Loans: A Quantitative Analysis
Irina Telyukova, Assistant Professor of Economics, UC Davis
April 23, 2013 Distributional Effects of Head Start
Marianne Bitler, Associate Professor of Economics, UCI
April 23, 2013 The Social Psychology of an Economic Collapse
Hulda Thorisdottir, Assistant Professor, Political Science, University of Iceland
April 22, 2013 Landschaften as Credit Purveyors - The Example of East Prussia
Kirsten Wandschneider, Associate Professor of Economics, Occidental College
April 20, 2013 SoCal PhilMath + PhilLogic + FoM Workshop 3
Aldo Antonelli (UC Davis), Mark Balaguer (Cal State LA), and William Tait (University of Chicago)
April 20, 2013 Celebrate UCI 2013
April 18, 2013 Professional and Academic Travels between Cuba and the United States
Lourdes Cisneros, University of Havana
April 18, 2013 - April 19, 2013 Wisdom of the Crowd
April 17, 2013 Spring 2013 Hot Topics Debate: Gun Ownership
Debaters: UCI Political Science Professors William Schonfeld and Mark Petracca | Moderator: UCI Chicano/Latino Studies and Political Science Professor Louis DeSipio
April 16, 2013 Updating What We Know About Intergenerational Time and Money Transfers
Suzanne Bianchi, Dorothy Meier Chair in Social Equities and Distinguished Professor, Sociology, UCLA
April 15, 2013 Understanding Peer Effects in Financial Decisions: Evidence from a Field Experiment
Florian Ederer, Assistant Professor, UCLA Anderson School of Management
April 12, 2013 - April 13, 2013 FregeFest IV
Agustín Rayo (MIT), Alex Oldemeier (Leeds), Clinton Tolley (UCSD), Michael Kremer (Chicago), Patricia Blanchette (Notre Dame), Peter Hylton (University of Illinois, Chicago)
April 11, 2013 Tenth Annual Kiang Lecture: Can China’s Urbanization Save the World?
Kam Wing Chan, Professor in Geography, University of Washington
April 11, 2013 Ambiguity, Familiarity, and the Equity Home Bias Puzzle: Theory and Evidence from Choice Experiments involving Neuroimaging and Molecular Genetics
Chew Soo Hong, National University of Singapore
April 11, 2013 Travelers' Tales
Pico Iyer, Essayist and Novelist
April 10, 2013 The Anatomy of French Production Hierarchies
Esteban Rossi-Hansberg, Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Princeton University