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Workshop on the Economics of Education 

Day One — Friday, February 23, 2018

12:00–1:00 Lunch
1:00–2:00 Peter Hinrichs, Cleveland Fed (website)
“Affirmative Action and Racial Segregation”
2:15–3:15 Michael Dinerstein, University of Chicago (website)
“Allocative Efficiency in K-12 Education”
3:30–4:30 Eric Nielsen, Federal Reserve Board (website)
“The Role of Enrichment Activities on Child Development: A Corner Solution Approach”
4:30–6:00 Reception
6:00 Dinner and Keynote Address from Brian Jacob, University of Michigan (website)
“Can Technology Help Close Education Gaps?”

Day Two — Saturday, February 24, 2018

8:00–8:30 Breakfast
8:30–9:30 Scott Imberman, Michigan State University (website)
“Racial Gaps in Special Education Identification”
9:45–10:45 Jane Cooley Fruewirth, University of North Carolina (website)
“Teacher Effectiveness and Classroom Composition”
11:00–12:00 Ron Zimmer, University of Kentucky (website)
“The Schools Turnaround Leaves Behind: Systemic Effects of Recruiting High-Performing Teachers for School Turnaround”
12:00–1:00 Lunch

Please contact Dionissi Aliprantis with questions regarding the conference.

Co-Sponsors: Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland and University of Kentucky

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland University of Kentucky

Workshop on the Economics of Education

February 23–24, 2018

Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland
1455 East 6th Street
Cleveland, OH 44114-2597