IAP 99 Non-Credit Activities by Sponsor

Urban Studies and Planning

American Incomes and Income Inequality: Reviewing the Basics
Frank Levy
Mon Jan 25, Tue Jan 26, Wed Jan 27, 01-02:30pm, Room 3-401

No limit but advance sign up required
Participants welcome at individual sessions (series)
Three lectures will review the evolution of U.S. incomes and income inequality from the close of World War II through the present. Will review basic statistics and trends and major explanations for them. Topics will include post-war growth of middle class, post-1973 slowdown in income growth, post-1979 rise in association between earnings and income, proposition that we have become a "winner take all" economy, etc.
Contact: Heena Zalawadia, 7-337, x3-1907, heena@mit.edu

Markets, Growth and Good Government: The Annual Workshop of the Special Program for Urban and Regional Studies in Developing Areas (SPURS)
John deMonchaux
Tue Jan 26, Wed Jan 27, 09am-05:00pm, Room 10-401

No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Participants welcome at individual sessions (series)
Presentation of current development topics by experts from research and multilateral organizations, followed by discussions by SPURS Fellows and workshop participants.
Contact: Nimfa de Leon, 10-400, x3-5915, nvdeleon@mit.edu

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