Education and Human Capital among Low-income Populations, Tuesday, May 31, 2016, 1:00-5:15pm, Engineering 2, Rm 499

By examining and discussing the growing body of data on grades, test scores, and graduation and retention rates, members of the CLRC research cluster Educational Outcomes among Latino, Immigrant, and Disadvantaged Students seek to find ways to improve students' educational outcomes and to reduce inequality in our society. This interdisciplinary cluster is led and coordinated by Professor Robert Fairlie, chair of UCSC's Economics Department.

May 24, 2016

By , Professor and Chair of Economics Department 

Program
This half-day workshop takes place at UCSC in Engineering 2, Room 499.

1:00-1:30:  Welcome and introductions
 
1:30-2:15:  "The Labor Market Returns to Computer Skills among Community College Students:  Evidence from a Field Experiment and California UI Earnings Records" 
Robert Fairlie, Economics, UC Santa Cruz
 
2:30-3:15:  "Working for Equity:  Workforce Development and Advocacy to Connect Communities to Twenty-first Century Employment" 
Chris Benner, Environmental Studies and Sociology, UC Santa Cruz
 
3:30-4:15:  "Discrimination at the Intersection of Age, Race, and Gender:  Evidence from a Lab-in-the-Field Experiment" 
Joanna N. Lahey, Stanford University and Policy School, Texas A&M University
 
4:30-5:15:  "Using a Mobile App to Report Microaggressions among UC Santa Cruz Students" 
Christy Boyd, Psychology, UC Santa Cruz


This free, public event is sponsored by the CLRC research cluster Educational Outcomes among Latino, Immigrant, and Disadvantaged Students.