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George Staller Lecture - Caroline Hoxby

The Department of Economics Presents the George Staller Lecture:

“Expanding College Opportunities and American Meritocracy”

By Caroline Hoxby

Tuesday, March 8, 2016
4:30pm, 305 Ives Hall
Free and Open to All


Dr. Caroline M. Hoxby is the Scott and Donya Bommer Professor of Economics at Stanford University.  She is also the Director of the Economics of Education Program at the National Bureau of Economic Research, and a Senior Fellow of the Hoover Institution and the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research.  She has served as a presidential appointee to the National Board of Education Sciences.

Hoxby is one of the world's leading scholars in the Economics of Education.  Her many honors include: The Smithsonian Institution's Ingenuity Award, The Thomas B. Fordham Prize for Distinguished Scholarship in Education, Global Leader of Tomorrow from the World Economic Forum, and Carnegie Scholar.

Made possible by a gift from Russell B. Hawkins '77

Recent Articles Highlighting Dr. Hoxby's Work:
The Atlantic - Smart Low Income Students Who Shun Good Colleges
Smithsonian Magazine - How Do You Get Poor Students to Apply to Great Colleges?
Inside Higher Ed - Matching the Undermatched

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