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This conference on the 'Long-run Impacts of Early Life Events,' brought together leading researchers to engage in a broad discussion of new findings and avenues for future research in this area. The conference featured paper and poster presentations from a range of scientific disciplines, including economics, demography, epidemiology, and human development. It was the third in a series of conferences examining the long-run impact of early life events and highlighting the importance of this emerging area of study. The goal of these conferences has been to accelerate
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This workshop is the first of two sessions that will provide an introduction to the SIPP, a nationally representative survey administered by the U.S. Census Bureau. The second workshop will take place at 4 PM on Thursday, April 8th. The SIPP provides continuous data on family and individual-level income, demographics, and social program participation from the late 1980s to present in a series of 3-4 year longitudinal panels.
2010 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
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Mary Jo Bane is the Thornton Bradshaw Professor of Public Policy and Management and Academic Dean, Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. She is also the Chair of the Management, Leadership, and Decision Sciences (MLD) and Leadership at the Kennedy School. Prior to that she was Assistant Secretary for Children and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
2009 - 4:00 pm to 5:30 pm
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Sheldon H. Danziger Professor Danziger is the Henry J. Meyer Distinguished University Professor of Public Policy, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy and Research Professor at the Population Studies Center. His research focuses on social welfare policies and on the effects of economic, demographic, and public policy changes on trends in poverty and inequality.
2009 - 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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Jointly sponsored by the National Poverty Center, Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan and the Economic Research Service, U.S.
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