Social Sciences School-Wide Events

School Calendar

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
April 10, 2013 Language as a Cultural Tool
Daniel Everett, Bentley University
April 10, 2013 Social Change and Economic Cycles in the Modern Era: Technology and the Renewal of Captialism from the Late 18th Century to the Mid-21st Century
Daniel Chirot, University of Washington
April 9, 2013 Economics Graduate Student Presentations
Scott Barkowski, Joanne Song, and Andy Porter, Economics Graduate Students, UCI
April 9, 2013 Workers’ Competition Effects of Ethnic Discrimination in Hiring
Luca Fumarco, Ph.D. Student, School of Business and Economics, Linnæus University
April 9, 2013 Work-Life Balance on the Tenure Track: Strategies for Success
Susan Coutin, Associate Dean, Graduate Division and Professor of Criminology, Law and Society and Anthropology | Julia Elyachar, Director, Center for Global Peace and Conflict Studies and Associate Professor of Anthropology | Michael Montoya, Associate Professor of Anthropology and Chicano/Latino Studies | Mei Zhan, Associate Professor of Anthropology
April 8, 2013 Exponential-Growth Bias and Lifecycle Consumption
Joshua Tasoff, Assistant Professor of Economics, Claremont Graduate University
April 3, 2013 Unemployment and Household Unsecured Debt
Zach Bethune, Ph.D Candidate, Department of Economics, University of California Santa Barbara
April 2, 2013 Gender, Competitiveness and Career Choices
Muriel Niederle, Stanford University
April 2, 2013 Author and Homeboy Industries founder to deliver keynote at gang intervention conference
Father Gregory Boyle, Founder, Homeboy Industries
March 22, 2013 Frege: Logical Objects by Abstraction and their Criteria of Identity
Matthias Schirn, Munich Center of Mathematical Philosophy, University of Munich
March 21, 2013 Cultural Revolution for Dinner?
Qian Gao, Transylvania University
March 19, 2013 Implications of Economics for Immigration Policy
George J. Borjas, Robert W. Scrivner Professor of Economics and Social Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
March 18, 2013 Why Go to Court? Bargaining Failure under the Shadow of Trial with Complete Information
Michael McBride, Economics Associate Professor, UCI
March 15, 2013 - March 17, 2013 Social Dynamics Conference