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Events
Friday, October 21, 2022 | 12:10 – 1:30pmSocial Sciences and Humanities Building
Seminar: "Re-Centering Agency: A Paradigm Shift for Researching Inequality"

Taura Taylor will share the observation that studies on social inequality, poverty and marginalization often deemphasize agency. She will discuss her approach to centering resistance, agency and empowerment in her research and how the paradigm is significant to social justice and scholar activism.

Tuesday, December 6, 2022 | 3:30 – 5pmSocial Sciences and Humanities Building
Seminar: "Streets of Gold: America’s Untold Story of Immigrant Success"

Ran Abramitzky
Stanford Federal Credit Union Professor of Economics, Stanford University.

Ran Abramitzky will discuss his new book Streets of Gold: America's Untold Story of Immigrant Success (PublicAffairs 2022), co-authored by Leah Boustan, Princeton University.

Abramitzky's research is in economic history and applied microeconomics, with focus on immigration and income inequality. He is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a senior fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. He is the former co-editor of Explorations in Economic History. His awards include the Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship, and grants from the National Science Foundation and the Russell Sage Foundation.

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