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Nov
08
Economic Development Seminar
Languages use different systems for classifying nouns. Gender languages assign many — sometimes all — nouns to distinct sex-based categories, masculine and feminine. We construct a new data set, documenting this property for more than four thousand languages which together account for more than 99 percent of the world’s population.
2018 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
Oct
11
Women constitute a powerful force in the electorate and inform policymaking at all levels of government. Although women continue to be underrepresented as political officeholders, there is a growing contingent of dedicated women serving their communities and challenging the status quo in local and state government. In this historic election season, with the first woman nominated by a major party as a presidential candidate, our panel will explore what it is to be among the 20% -- from the campaign trail to the daily work of governing.
2016 - 5:30 pm
Nov
18
Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS)
A presentation by Daniela Morar, doctoral student in Economics
2015 - 8:30 am to 10:00 am