Home
Social
Sciences
at UMBC
Past
Presentations

Baltimore
Area
Events & Lectures





Past Presentations to the Social Science Forums

 

Spring 2000:

Paul Rozin, University of Pennsylvania
"Thinking About Food: Balancing Worry and Pleasure"

Demetra Nightengale, Urban Institute
"The Welfare-to-Work Grants Program: Evaluation Design and Preliminary Evidence"

Royce Hanson, UMBC Policy Sciences
"The Governance of Smart Growth and the Political Economy of Urban Sprawl"

Lawrence Pratchett, DeMontfort University, United Kingdom,
"Building or Bridging Social Capital? Innovations in British Local Democracy"


1999:

Dan Felsenthal, University of Haifa, Israel
"The Measurement of A Priori Voting Power: Some Fundamental Issues"

Dennis Coates and Brad Humphreys, UMBC Economics
"Professional Sports and Economic Development"

Eric Hanushek, University of Rochester
"The Economics of Educational Reform"

Phoebe Liebig, University of Southern California
"Intergovernmental Aspects of Policy for Older Adults"

Robert Walker, Loughborough University, England
"Workfare Comes to Britain: Thank You But No Thank You"

Thomas Schelling, University of Maryland College Park
"Rational Choice and Some of Its Alternatives"