Spring 2016 Events

Friday, January 29, 2016 | 12:00pm - 2:00pm | 648 Evans Hall

Chris Nekarda

Reflections on recent developments in the U.S. labor market and macroeconomy

Chris Nekarda, Federal Reserve

Sponsor: Department of Economics

Wednesday, February 10, 2016 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm | IRLE Conference Room

Chris Nekarda

The Micro and Macro of Disappearing Routine Jobs: A Flows Approach

Chris Nekarda, Federal Reserve

R.S.V.P. Margaret Olney, margaret_olney@berkeley.edu

Wednesday, February 17, 2016 | 5:00pm - 7:30pm | 103 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

Heike Jacobsen

Dreams Deported: Immigrant Youth and Families Resist Deportation

Book and Community Engagement
Kent Wong, Editor and Director of UCLA Labor Center
Mario de Leon, Immigrant Youth Activist
Yu-Hui (Amy) Lin, Contributing Author
Angélica Vargas, Co-Chair of RISE at UC Berkeley

Event Accessible and Hosted by RISE at UC Berkeley, Department of Ethnic Studies, Chicano/Latino Program, and Asian American and Asian Diaspora Studies Program

Wednesday, February 24, 2016 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm | IRLE Conference Room

Heike Jacobsen

Social Science Research Perspectives on Implications of Climate Policies for Labour and Employment

Heike Jacobsen, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany

R.S.V.P. Margaret Olney, margaret_olney@berkeley.edu

Wednesday, March 2, 2016 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm | IRLE Conference Room

Brian Phelan

Wage Shocks and the Technological Substitution of Low-Wage Workers

Brian Phelan, Economics, DePaul University

» Wage Shocks and the Technological Substitution of Low-Wage Jobs PDF

R.S.V.P. Margaret Olney, margaret_olney@berkeley.edu

Wednesday, April 6, 2016 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm | IRLE Conference Room

Christoph Hermann

Transformation of Postal Sector Jobs in Europe

Christoph Hermann, Sociology, UC Berkeley

R.S.V.P. Margaret Olney, margaret_olney@berkeley.edu

Wednesday, April 20, 2016 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm | IRLE Conference Room

Michael Reich

The Economics of a $15 Minimum Wage

Michael Reich, Economics, UC Berkeley

 

R.S.V.P. Margaret Olney, margaret_olney@berkeley.edu

Wednesday, April 27, 2016 | 12:00pm - 1:30pm | IRLE Conference Room

Daniel Schneider

Unpredictable Schedules and Worker and Family Wellbeing

Daniel Schneider, Sociology, UC Berkeley

 

R.S.V.P. Margaret Olney, margaret_olney@berkeley.edu