Brown Bag—The Causal Effects of Cultural Relevance: Evidence from an Ethnic Studies Curriculum
Monday, March 27, 2017
Noon to 1:30 p.m.
CERAS Learning Hall, Stanford University
Thomas S. Dee
Free and open to the public
Dr. Thomas S. Deespoke 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