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Economic History and Development Workshop Series

Fall 2014

Wednesday Sept 10 @ 4 pm On the notion of temporary and permanent causes. Lessons from the history of economic thought. Thompson Hall Room 919
Friday September 26 @ 3 pm Financing for Development Gordon Hall 3rd Floor Conference Room
Friday October 10 @ 3 pm Launch of African Economic Outlook 2014:Global Value Chains and Africas Industrialization Gordon Hall 3rd Floor Conference Room
Wednesday November 19 @ 4 pm Collective Courage: A History of African American Cooperative Economic Thought and Practice Thompson Hall Room 919

SAVE THE DATE | New Worlds of Adoption: Launching into Adulthood | April 17, 2015

Event Date: 
April 17, 2015
Event Time: 
8:00 am- 5:00 pm
Campus Center Auditorium

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Ann MastenPh.D., Regents Professor and Irving B. Harris Professor of Child Development at the University of Minnesota, will highlight research on resilience in development with a focus on transitions to adulthood. In her keynote address, “Ordinary Magic on the Developmental Road to Resilience,” adoption will be discussed in terms of strengths that promote resilience. Joining Dr. Masten will be three adult adoptees who are now in significant professional positions serving the adoption community:  

Scholars in the News - ISSR Scholar Michelle Budig, of Sociology, on "The Motherhood Wage Penalty"

ISSR is pleased to announce that the research of Michelle Budig (Research Scholar 2012-2013) was recently highlighted in a New York Times article about her study on the motherhood wage penalty and the fatherhood wage bonus demonstrating that generally women make less money with each child they have while men’s earnings are likely to rise with marriage and children.

For the full NY Times article click here.

Other feature articles: BustleDish