Fifth Summer School on Socioeconomic Inequality Chicago (SSSI Chicago 2017)

SSSI Chicago Students
SSSI Chicago Students

Description

The 2017 Human Capital and Economic Opportunity Global Working Group Summer School on Socioeconomic Inequality in Chicago will provide a state-of-the-art overview on the study of inequality and human flourishing. Participants will learn about the integration between psychological and sociological insights into the foundations of human behavior and conventional economic models. Through rigorous lectures students will be trained on various tools needed to study the issue of inequality.  The summer school is open to graduate students from around the world. There is no fee to attend SSSI Chicago. Students will be provided lodging for the week as well as breakfast and lunch daily. Students are expected to cover travel costs to and from the Summer School and any additional expenses they may incur. 

Please direct any questions to the HCEO Coordinator.

Program

August 7, 2017

9:00 to 12:30

Human Capital Formation in Childhood and Adolescence

12:30 to 1:30

Lunch Break

1:30 to 5:00

Market Design Perspectives on Inequality

August 8, 2017

9:00 to 12:30
12:30 to 1:30

Lunch Break

1:30 to 5:00

Inequality and the Social Safety Net

August 9, 2017

9:00 to 12:30
12:30 to 1:30

Lunch Break

1:30 to 5:00

Estimation of Policy Counterfactuals

August 10, 2017

9:00 to 12:30

Neighborhoods, Intergenerational Mobility, and Opportunity in the United States

12:30 to 1:30

Lunch Break

1:30 to 5:00

Social Determinants of Inequality

August 11, 2017

9:00 to 12:30

Topics at the Intersection of Criminology and Economics

12:30 to 1:30

Lunch Break

1:30 to 5:00

Heterogeneity and Neighborhood Poverty