Spring 2012 Colloquia

Monday, January 30, 2012 | 12pm - 1pm

Sylvia Allegretto

Right-to-Work Legislation and Promises of Job Creation: Lessons from Oklahoma

Sylvia Allegretto, Co-chair CWED, Center on Wage and Employment Dynamics, IRLE

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Monday, February 13 | 12pm – 1pm

Patrice Laroche

Evolution or Revolution? The Impact of Unions on Workplace Performance in Britain and France

Patrice Laroche, Industrial Relations, Nancy Universite, France

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Monday, February 27 | 12pm – 1pm

Magali Girard

The Issue of Foreign Credential Recognition of Immigrants in Canada

Magali Girard, Canada

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Monday, March 5 | 12pm – 1pm

Frank Neuhauser

Experience Rating Employers for Workers Compensation: Safety or Suppression?

Frank Neuhauser, Center for the Study of Social Insurance, University of California, Berkeley

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Monday, March 19 | 12pm – 1pm

Arin Dube

The Determinants and Effects of Fiscal Spending: Evidence from the 2009 American Recovery and Reinvestment Act

Arin Dube, Economics, University of Massachusetts Amherst

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Monday, April 2 | 12pm – 1pm

Abby Larson

Institutional Exuberance, Risk and Return in Systemic Financial Crisis, New York, London, Frankfurt, 2008

Abby Larson, Sociology, University of California, Berkeley

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Monday, April 9 | 12pm – 1pm

Sandra Susan Smith

Searching for Work with a Criminal Record
(co-authors Nora Broege and Laura Mangels)

Sandra Susan Smith, Sociology, University of California, Berkeley

 

Monday, April 16 | 12pm – 1pm

Damian Grimshaw

Minimum Wages and Collective Bargaining in Europe: analysing the pay equity outcomes

Damian Grimshaw, Employment Research Centre, University of Manchester

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Monday, April 23 | 12pm – 1pm

Robert Valletta

The Labor Market in the Great Recession: An Update

Robert Valletta, San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank

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Monday, April 30 | 12pm – 1pm

Jerome Karabel

An Exceptional Nation? American Political Values in Comparative Perspective

Jerome Karabel and Daniel Laurison, Sociology, University of California, Berkeley

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