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Education, Politics, and Social Policy Graduate Student Conference, March 26, 2007

This day-long conference at Teachers College will feature graduate student presentations, and will include commentary by widely recognized scholars from the Columbia University network as well as from policymakers outside of Columbia. A keynote address will be delivered by Ester Fuchs, former special advisor to Mayor Bloomberg and current SIPA professor. For a tentative schedule of the day's events, Click Here.


Recently published papers by members of the Columbia policy community (pdf format) :

Investing in Children: Public Commitment in Twenty-One Industrialized Countries
(Gabel & Kamerman, 2006)

A Re-examination of Welfare States and Inequality in Rich Nations: How In-kind Transfers and Indirect Taxes Change the Story
(Garfinkel, Rainwater, & Smeeding, 2006)

The Contribution of Parenting to Ethnic and Racial Gaps in School Readiness
(Brooks-Gunn & Markman, 2005)

Rich state, poor state, red state, blue state: What's the matter with Connecticut?
(Gelman, Shor, Bafumi, & Park, 2005)

Maternal Employment and Child Development: A Fresh Look Using Newer Methods
(Hill, Waldfogel, Brooks-Gunn, & Han, 2005)

Early Childhood Care and Education: Effects on Ethnic and Racial Gaps in School Readiness
(Magnuson & Waldfogel, 2005)

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