Brown Bag—The Causal Effects of Cultural Relevance: Evidence from an Ethnic Studies Curriculum

March 27, 2017
Time: 
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
Speaker: 
Thomas S. Dee
Location: 
CERAS Learning Hall, Stanford University
Cost: 
Free and open to the public

Dr. Thomas S. Dee will talk about "The Causal Effects of Cultural Relevance: Evidence from an Ethnic Studies Curriculum," as part of SCOPE's Brown Bag Seminar Series. 

Thomas S. Dee is a Professor of Education at Stanford University and a Research Associate in the Programs on Economics of Education, Health Economics and Children at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). His research focuses largely on the use of quantitative methods (e.g., panel data techniques, instrumental variables, and random assignment) to inform contemporary policy debates. Recent examples include econometric evaluations of incentive and accountability-based reforms and an analysis of recent, stimulus-funded, school-turnaround initiatives.

Co-sponsors of the 2016–17 SCOPE Brown Bag Seminar Series:

  • The Center for Comparative Studies in Race and Ethnicity
  • The John W. Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities
  • The Stanford Graduate School of Education

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