New Directions in Labor and Public Economics

Wednesday, March 20, 2013 - 01:00 to 05:00
Patterson Office Tower 18th Floor West End Room

The University of Kentucky Center for Poverty Research, Department of Economics, and Martin School of Public Policy and Administration are pleased to announce a research symposium, New Directions in Labor and Public Economics, to be held on Wednesday, March 20 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on the 18th floor of the Patterson Office Tower, West End Room.

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"Female Labour Supply, Taxation, and Human Capital"
Richard Blundell, CBE FBA

1:00 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.

Richard Blundell is Ricardo Professor of Economics at the University College London and research director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies.  He is a Commander of the British Empire, Fellow of the British Academy, Member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, current President of the Royal Economic Society, and past President of the Econometric Society, European Economics Association, and Society of Labor Economists.

"Random Policies in Federations"
James R. Hines, Jr., Ph.D.

2:20 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. 

James R. Hines, Jr. is Richard A. Musgrave Collegiate Professor of Economics, L. Hart Wright Collegiate Professor of Law, and research director of the Ross Business School Office of Tax Policy Research at the University of Michigan. He is a research associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research, research director of the International Tax Policy Forum, and past co-editor of the Journal of Economic Perspectives.

"Explaining the Great Employment Reversal in the United States"
Robert A. Moffitt, Ph.D.

3:50 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Robert A. Moffitt is Krieger-Eisenhower Professor of Economics and Chairman of the Department of Economics at Johns Hopkins University. He is a Fellow of the Econometric Society, a Fellow of the Society of Labor Economists, a National Associate of the National Academy of Sciences, past Vice-President of the Population Association of America, a recipient of a MERIT Award from the National Institutes of Health and a Guggenheim Fellowship, and is past Chief Editor of the American Economic Review.

This event is free and open to the public

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