A lecture by Sandra Black, professor of Economics and International Affairs at Columbia University, who is an expert on the role of early life experiences on the long-run outcome of children.
Sandra Black served as a Member of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers from August 2015-January 2017. She is an Editor of the Journal of Labor Economics and was previously a Co-Editor and Editor of the Journal of Human Resources. She is also Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Research Affiliate at IZA, and a Nonresident Senior Fellow at Brookings Institution.
Before arriving to Columbia, Sandra Black was Professor in the Department of Economics at UCLA, and held the Audre and Bernard Centennial Chair in Economics and Public Affairs in the Department of Economics at the University of Texas at Austin.
Professor Black is co-author of the May 2019 NBER Working Paper “Poor Little Rich Kids? The Role of Nature versus Nurture in Wealth and Other Economic Outcomes and Behaviors” and she is the author of the forthcoming Review of Economic Studies paper “Born to Lead? The Effect of Birth Order on Non-Cognitive Skills.”
**The Presentation will be held in English.
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Organized By: Fundación Educacional Oportunidad - Columbia Global Centers