Past Events


Oct 19, 2016
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker: Lesley J. Turner is an assistant professor of economics at the University of Maryland, faculty research fellow of the National Bureau of Economic...
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Oct 12, 2016
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker: Adam Stevenson's research interests cover topics in labor economics, the economics of education, and public policy. His current project analyzes...
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Oct 05, 2016
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker: Sarah Cannon is a postdoctoral fellow with the Ford School's Education Policy Initiative. Her research interests focus on education policy, and...
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Sep 28, 2016
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker: Carrie Xu is the first joint doctoral candidate in economics and information science at the University of Michigan. Her main fields of interest...
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Sep 14, 2016
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker: Julian is a doctoral candidate in economics at the University of Michigan whose research interests lie in analyzing college course choices and...
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Aug 31, 2016
11:30 am to 1:30 pm
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker: Andrew Litten is a doctoral candidate in economics and public policy at the University of Michigan. He studies labor economics and public finance...
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Aug 24, 2016
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About CIERS: The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in...
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Aug 17, 2016
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker:  Dr. Yakusheva is an economist with interests in health services research, obesity, and fertility. Her health services work focuses on nurse...
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Aug 10, 2016
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker: Meredith Billings is a doctoral candidate in the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education (CSHPE) at the University of Michigan...
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Aug 10, 2016
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
About the speaker: Meredith Billings is a doctoral candidate in the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education (CSHPE) at the University of Michigan. Her research interests focus on college affordability, state higher education...
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Jul 27, 2016
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker: Andrew Litten is a doctoral candidate in economics and public policy at the University of Michigan. He studies labor economics and public finance...
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Jul 13, 2016
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker: Carrie Xu is the first joint doctoral candidate in economics and information science at the University of Michigan. Her main fields of interest...
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Jun 29, 2016
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker:  Silvia Robles is a PhD candidate in the Department of Economics at Harvard University and in-residence at the University of Michigan as a...
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Jun 22, 2016
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker: Molly Hawkins is a PhD candidate in economics at the University of Michigan. About CIERS: The objective of the Causal Inference in Education...
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Jun 15, 2016
11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker: Katherine Michelmore is a postdoctoral fellow with the Ford School's Education Policy Initiative. Her current research interests focus on the...
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Jun 13, 2016
1:00 pm to 5:00 pm
This free and public conference will provide policymakers, education practitioners and press with cross-national perspectives on student debt and repayment. The goal is to enrich the US conversation around student loans with perspectives on how...
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May 17, 2016
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker: Joshua Hyman is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Public Policy at the University of Connecticut, with a joint appointment in the...
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Apr 27, 2016
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker: Dr. Kevin Stange is an assistant professor of public policy. His research interests lie broadly in empirical labor and public economics, with a...
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Apr 20, 2016
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the Speaker: Xiaoyang Ye is a docotoral student in higher education at the Univeristy of Michigan. His research interest is the economics of education. He is...
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Apr 13, 2016
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker: Philip Oreopoulos is Professor of Economics and Public Policy at the University of Toronto.  He received his Ph.D. from the University of...
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Apr 06, 2016
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. Gaurav Khanna will present a talk on the paper "A Passage to America: University Funding and International Students", followed by Anna Shapiro's talk titled "...
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Mar 30, 2016
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker: Meredith Billings is a doctoral candidate in the Center for the Study of Higher and Postsecondary Education (CSHPE) at the University of Michigan...
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Mar 23, 2016
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker: Andrew Litten is a doctoral candidate in economics and public policy at the University of Michigan. He studies labor economics and public finance...
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Mar 22, 2016
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public. This event will be video recorded and archived for later viewing. Join the conversation: #EPIEarlyEd Click here to add this event to your Google Calendar About the Topic: The Education Policy Initiative and School of...
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Mar 17, 2016
8:00 am
Please join us as EPI researchers and affiliated researchers present 23 papers at AEFP’s 41st annual conference in Denver, Colorado. The presentations highlight EPI’s ongoing work in education policy research, from early education through the labor...
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Mar 16, 2016
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speakers: Paul Courant has served as provost and executive vice president for Academic Affairs, University Librarian and Dean of Libraries, as associate...
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Mar 09, 2016
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker: Jennifer Jennings is a sociologist who studies racial, socioeconomic, and gender disparities in educational and health outcomes. Her dissertation...
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Mar 02, 2016
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About CIERS: The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in...
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Feb 24, 2016
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker: Daniel Hubbard is a doctoral student in the economics department at the University of Michigan. His current projects include an evaluation of the...
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Feb 17, 2016
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker: CJ Libassi holds a master of public policy from Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and a master of arts in teaching from American University...
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Feb 10, 2016
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker: Valentina Duque's research examines topics related to human capital formation, health, and development. In particular, she studies the short- and...
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Feb 03, 2016
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker: Sarah Cannon is a postdoctoral fellow with the Ford School's Education Policy Initiative. Her research interests focus on education policy, and...
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Jan 27, 2016
4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Free and open to the public. Join the conversation with #EPIstudentdebt and follow us on Twitter: @edpolicyford About the Topic: The Education Policy Initiative and the School of Education welcome Rohit Chopra and Susan Dynarski, two leading voices...
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Jan 27, 2016
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About the speaker: Julian Hsu is a doctoral candidate in economics at the University of Michigan whose research interests lie in analyzing college course choices and...
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Jan 13, 2016
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About CIERS: The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in...
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Dec 16, 2015
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. From the speaker's bio: Andrew Litten is a doctoral candidate in economics and public policy at the University of Michigan. He studies labor economics and public...
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Dec 09, 2015
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About CIERS: The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in...
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Dec 02, 2015
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. From the speaker's bio: Steven Hemelt is assistant professor of public policy at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill. Prior to joining the faculty at UNC...
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Nov 18, 2015
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About CIERS: The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in...
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Nov 11, 2015
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. From the speaker's bio: Andrew Litten is a doctoral candidate in economics and public policy at the University of Michigan. He studies labor economics and public...
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Nov 04, 2015
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. From the speaker's bio: Wenjing (Carrie) Xu is the first doctoral student to be enrolled in both the University of Michigan School of Information and the Department...
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Oct 28, 2015
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. From the speaker's bio: Shanyce L. Campbell received her Ph.D. in Public Policy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a Bachelors of Science (Summa...
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Oct 21, 2015
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. From the speaker's bio: Silvia Robles is a PhD candidate in the department of Economics. Her research focuses on the transition between high school and college and...
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Oct 20, 2015
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
Free and open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Please join us starting at 2:30 pm at Annenberg Auditorium in Weill Hall to view the livestreamed TEDx Indianapolis. Susan Dynarski is scheduled to present at 3:17 pm.  From the TEDx...
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Oct 14, 2015
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. From the speaker's bio: Scott A. Imberman is an associate professor of economics and education. He is an economist who specializes in the economics of education and...
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Oct 07, 2015
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. From the speaker's bio: Gaurav Khanna is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at the University of Michigan with interests in development economics and labor economics....
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Sep 30, 2015
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. From the speaker's bio: Nicole M. Fortin is a Professor of Economics at the University of British Columbia, where she received her Ph.D. She is also a research...
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Sep 23, 2015
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. From the speaker's bio: Xiaoyang Ye is a docotoral student in higher education at the Univeristy of Michigan with research interests in the economics of education....
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Sep 16, 2015
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. From the speaker's bio: Isaac McFarlin Jr. is Assistant Research Scientist of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy. He is a labor economist focused...
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Sep 09, 2015
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research. About CIERS: The objective of the Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS) is to engage students and faculty from across the university in...
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