Oberlin College and Conservatory

Learning and Labor Economics: 100 Years of Economics Majors at Oberlin

Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 8:00am to 5:30pm

Join us April 26 & 27 as the Economics Department celebrates 100 years of economics majors at Oberlin College. 

Friday, April 26

Craig Lecture Hall, Science Center

8:00-8:30 p.m.

The Labor Market and Education: The Policy Agenda

Alan Krueger, chair of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, delivers the keynote address for Learning and Labor Economics.

8:30-9:00 p.m.

Current Labor Market Conditions

Saturday, April 27

Hallock Auditorium, Adam Joseph Lewis Center

9:00-11:00 a.m. 

Learning and Labor Economics Conference Session I

Is the Golden Age of the Private University Over?

Jobs and the Small Business Administration: Estimating the Employment Effects of Loan Programs using Universal Panel Data

11:15 a.m.–noon

Learning and Labor Economics Conference Session II

Real Wage Comparisons 

1:15-3:15 p.m.

Learning and Labor Economics Conference Session III

Stand and Deliver: Long-Term Outcomes at Boston’s Charter High Schools

Performance Pay and Worker Intrinsic Motivation: Evidence from a Natural Field Experiment

3:30-5:30 p.m.

Learning and Labor Economics Conference Session IV

The Black-White Test Score Gap from Kindergarten to 7th Grade: The Fragility of Results and an Imperfect Solution

Cognitive Skills and Youth Labor Market Outcomes

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Economics, Academic



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Terri Pleska, Administrative Assistant

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