The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality hosted the third annual Berkeley-Stanford Conference on Inequality on April 15, 2016. This year's focus: education and labor markets.
Schools and Inequality
- Socioeconomic and Educational Inequality
Sean Reardon, Professor of Poverty and Inequality in Education, Professor of Sociology (by courtesy), Stanford University
- The Role of Colleges in Intergenerational Mobility
Emmanuel Saez, Professor of Economics; Chancellor’s Chair in Tax Policy and Public Finance; Director, Center for Equitable Growth, UC-Berkeley
- Can Schools Level the Playing Field?
Rucker Johnson, Associate Professor, Goldman School of Public Policy, UC-Berkeley
- Intergenerational Mobility in the United States: A Historical and Geographic Perspective
Raj Chetty, Professor of Economics, Stanford University
- Searching for Work with a Criminal Record
Sandra Smith, Associate Professor of Sociology, UC-Berkeley
- Gender, Marriage, and the Intergenerational Transmission of Advantage
Pablo Mitnik, Research Scholar, Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, and David Grusky, Barbara Kimball Browning Professor in the Humanities and Sciences; Professor of Sociology; Director, Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality
The conference was cosponsored by the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, UC-Berkeley Institute for the Study of Societal Issues, Stanford Program on Administrative Data, and Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality. The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality, a program of the Institute for Research in the Social Sciences, gratefully acknowledges the Elfenworks Foundation and the cosponsors of this conference: the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR), the UC-Berkeley Institute for the Study of Societal Issues (ISSI), and the Program on Administrative Data at Stanford (PADS). Funding for this conference was made possible in part by 5H79AE000101-05 from SAMHSA. The views expressed in written conference materials or publications and by speakers and moderators do not necessarily reflect the official policies of the Department of Health and Human Services; nor does mention of trade names, commercial practices, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.