Economic Opportunity

2019 Sep 05

WAPPP Open House

1:00pm to 1:30pm

Location: 

Ellwood Democracy Lab, Rubenstein 414

Please join us to learn about the Women and Public Policy Program and our work that creates and disseminates evidence-based strategies to advance women and promote gender equity. We will discuss our initiatives, fellowship stipends, and other student opportunities. 

Snacks will be provided. 

RSVP not required.

2019 Sep 12

Parental Leaves and Gender Equality: The Effect of Parental Leaves on Women’s and Men’s Careers

11:45am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Ellwood Democracy Lab (Rubenstein 414)

Ivona Hideg, WAPPP Fellow; Canada Research Chair, Organizational Leadership; Associate Professor of OB/HRM, Lazaridis School of Business and Economics, Wilfrid Laurier University

Parental leaves are critical for gender equality as they help...

Read more about Parental Leaves and Gender Equality: The Effect of Parental Leaves on Women’s and Men’s Careers
2019 Sep 05

Supply-and Demand-Side Effects in Performance Appraisals: The Role of Gender and Race

11:45am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Ellwood Democracy Lab, Rubenstein 414

Oliver Hauser, WAPPP Fellow; Senior Lecturer in Economics, University of Exeter Business School

In this seminar, Oliver Hauser presents an early-stage working paper that examines the role of race and gender in performance appraisals. Performance appraisals are commonplace in most organizations and tend to affect employees’ pay and career advancement. Based on a...

Read more about Supply-and Demand-Side Effects in Performance Appraisals: The Role of Gender and Race
2019 Sep 19

Inaccurate Statistical Discrimination

11:45am to 1:00pm

Location: 

Ellwood Democracy Lab (Rubenstein 414)

Aislinn Bohren, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Pennsylvania

Discrimination has been widely studied in economics and other disciplines. In addition to identifying evidence of discrimination, economists often categorize the source as either taste-based or statistical. Categorizing discrimination in this way can be valuable for policy design and welfare analysis. We argue that a further categorization is...

Read more about Inaccurate Statistical Discrimination

Pages