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Related Past Events

Aug
27
Causal Inference in Education Research Seminar (CIERS)
Open to PhD students and faculty engaged in causal inference in education research.
2014 - 11:30 am to 1:00 pm
Apr
11
Mar
15
Tuesday, March 15 The Program in the Environment Speaker Series and LSA Water Theme Semester Presents Donald Boesch 5:00pm - 6:00pm Exhibit Museum of Natural History, 1109 Geddes Ave. Donald Boesch is a professor of marine science at the University of Maryland and president of the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES).
2011 - 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Oct
27
From the Publisher: Vinny DeMarco might be a latter-day Don Quixote except that he tilts his lance at real obstacles to social justice: lobby-locked state legislatures and Congress, stonewalling the public will. And he makes impossible dreams come true. In twenty years of organizing campaigns in Maryland, he has led successful efforts to pass gun control laws (against National Rifle Association opposition), to hike cigarette taxes to prevent youth smoking, and to extend health care to hundreds of thousands of low-income workers.
2010 - 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
May
04
Overview Traditional measures of poverty are based on income: if income is below a given threshold, then the family is determined to be poor. Some economists have suggested that a family's well-being is better measured by their total spending rather than their total income. That is, some families can have a satisfactory standard of living even if they have low current income. This may be due to the fact that the family can support consumption by drawing down assets.
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