Streets of Gold: America's Untold Story of Immigrant Success
Professor Leah Platt Boustan (Princeton University) will discuss her forthcoming book, Streets of Gold: America's Untold Story of Immigrant Success.
"The facts, not the fiction, of America’s immigration experience: A new narrative of a two-century story of success. A decade of pioneering research that debunks the myths fostered by political opportunism and sentimentalized in family histories."
Joshua Goodman, Associate Professor of Education and Economics, Boston University
Abstract: Researchers are increasingly interested in the role of trauma and loss in children’s lives. Using the universe of Massachusetts public school students, we document the death rates of school-aged children and explore the impact of student deaths on their peers’ high school outcomes. Annual...
Systemic Discrimination Among Large U.S. Employers
Patrick Kline, Professor of Economics, UC Berkeley
Abstract: We study the results of a massive nationwide correspondence experiment sending more than 83,000 fictitious applications with randomized characteristics to geographically dispersed jobs posted by...
The James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Lecture in Economic Inequality
The Third James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Lecture in Economic Inequality was delivered by economist Joseph Stiglitz on March 28th at 6:00 pm in the John F. Kennedy, Jr. Forum at Harvard Kennedy School. Professor...