Social & Education Policy
  • Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

    David Frisvold, PPC Scholar-in-Residence and associate professor in the Department of Economics, will participate in a work shop at Iowa State University, "Federal Statistical Research Data Centers: Opportunities for Researchers to Use Restricted Access Data," on Thursday, March 30. Frisvold will present "Health Economics Research in the RDC."

  • Friday, March 24th, 2017

    Brian An from the University of Iowa College of Education will present "Social origins, academic strength of school curriculum and access to selective higher education institutions: Evidence from Scotland and the U.S." from 2-3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 27 in W113 Seashore as part of the Inequality Seminar. 

  • Wednesday, March 22nd, 2017

    Join in on a presentation and discussion of the results from the 2016 Parental Leave Survey, administered to faculty and staff at the University of Iowa.
  • Thursday, March 2nd, 2017

    Xavier Escandell from Grinnell College will present "Anti-immigrant and -refugee sentiments and institutional responses in the post-9/11 European Union" from 2-3:30 p.m. on Monday, March 6 in W113 Seashore Hall. 

  • Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

    For one expert, the issue of college affordability stretches to more than just student debt; it also goes back to the lack of financial support.

  • Tuesday, February 14th, 2017

    The February RELAX: TALK: GROW (RTG) was featured in The Daily Iowan. RTG is a networking/policy planning event hosted by the University of Iowa African American Council and the Public Policy Center. 

  • Wednesday, February 8th, 2017

    Sarah Goldbrick-Rab will present "Making College Affordable: Adventures in Scholar-Activism" from 2-3:20 p.m. Monday, Feb. 13 in W113 Seashore Hall. 

  • Friday, February 3rd, 2017

    Nick Carnes, associate professor of public policy and political science at Duke University, will present "Keeping workers off the ballot: Electoral gatekeepers and the shortage of candidates from the working class" at 2 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 6 in W113 Seashore Hall. Carnes presentation is part of the Inequality Seminar. 

  • Thursday, January 26th, 2017

    The Social and Education Policy Research program will sponsor the first of three Legislative Forums that the League of Women Voters of Johnson County (LWVJC) is hosting in January, February and March. The forums provide an opportunity for dialogue between legislators and their constituents in Johnson County.

  • Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

    Social and Education Policy Research Program director Sarah Bruch contributed a piece to the Social Science Research Council Series on Inequality.

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