Event: A Two-Day International Symposium
Date: December 2, 2009
Henry Brady, John Ellwood, Senator Carol J. Liu
Event: Homecoming 2009
Date: November 13, 2009 Duration: 86 minutes
What does the California budget crisis mean for its public programs and politics? Can Humpty Dumpty be put back together again, or is the Golden State broken beyond repair? Do we need a constitutional convention to change the way we do business? Do we need a constitutional convention to change the way we do business?
Henry E. Brady, Bruce Cain, Geoffrey Nunberg
Event: Cal Day 2009
Date: April 18, 2009 Duration: 64 minutes
How have New Media influenced elections and political governance, and shaped the language of civic engagement? Hear this panel sponsored by the Goldman School's Class of '68 Center on Civility & Democratic Engagement.
2009 Wildavsky Forum Panel Discussion: Changing Inequality: What produces and changes levels of inequality?
Dr. Rebecca M. Blank, Lee Friendman, Mike Hout, Steven Raphael, Robert Reich
Event: 2009 Wildavsky Forum - Dr. Rebecca Blank
Date: March 13, 2009 Duration: 117 minutes
Economic inequality in the United States is large by any measure. In part this reflects the structure of U.S. labor markets, but inequities in individual labor market outcomes are magnified by family formation and by patterns of wealth-holding. Can existing patterns of inequality be altered? This talk will discuss a conceptual framework for thinking about mechanisms to alter inequality, and the evidence to support different approaches.