Economics and Public Policy Seminar at Roosevelt House: Janet Currie
from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Please join us for the launch of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institutes Economics and Public Policy Seminar, on Thursday, September 30 at 11A.M. We are very excited to have Janet Currie as our first seminar speaker. Janet will be presenting "Traffic Congestion and Infant Health: Evidence from E-ZPass."
Roosevelt House, located at 47 49 East 65th Street was the New York City home of Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt. An integral part of Hunter College since 1943, it re-opened after major renovations in Spring 2010 as the permanent home of the Roosevelt House Public Policy Institute at Hunter College.
Janet Currie is the Sami Mnaymneh Professor of Economics at Columbia University and Director of the Program on Families and Children at the National Bureau of Economic Research. She has served on several National Academy of Sciences panels including the Committee on Population, and was elected Vice President of the American Economics Association in 2010 and is an affiliate of the University of Michigan 's National Poverty Center.
Please contact Prof. Purvi Sevak or Prof. Partha Deb if you are interested in attending the seminar.