Workshop Schedule Winter 2017

Workshop Schedule - Winter Quarter 
Jan 3 - Mar 18, 2017 
Jan 10 Sally Sadoff, Assistant Professor of Economics and Strategic
Management, University of California at San Diego 
Title: Differences in Motivation and Effort Across Students
Jan 17 David Figlio, Orrington Lunt Professor of Education and Social Policy,
Professor, Human Development and Social Policy, Northwestern University
Title: Long-term Orientation and Educational Performance
Jan 24   James Murphy, PhD Candidate, Department of Sociology,   
University of Chicago 
Title: Belonging, Status, and the Informed Organization of Peer Groups
in American High Schools
Jan 31 Stephen W. Raudenbush, Lewis-Sebring Distinguished Service
Professor, Chair, Committee on Education, University of Chicago 
Title: Fixed Effects, Random Effects, and Random Coefficients: Implications
for Valid Causal Inference
Feb 7 Stephen W. Raudenbush, Lewis-Sebring Distinguished 
Service Professor, Chair, Committee on Education, and Chris J. Young, 
PhD, Statistician, University of Chicago 
Title: What Does it Mean to Close Achievement Gaps? An Application of 
Item Response Theory 
Feb 14 Sarah Komisarow, Assistant Professor, Sanford School of Public Policy, 
Duke University
Title: Community Crime Monitoring and Schooling Outcomes: Evidence from 
Chicago's Safe Passages Program 
(co-authored with Robert Gonzalez)
Feb 21 No Workshop
Feb 28 No Workshop 
Mar 7 Stephen W. Raudenbush, Lewis-Sebring Distinguished Service Professor, 
Chair, Committee on Education and Lisa Rosen, Exectuive Director, UChicago
Science of Learning Center 
Title: The Impact Reading and Math Achievement of Attending the University 
of Chicago Elementary Charter School  

          Raudenbush and Rosen will discuss work from the forthcoming book
The Ambitious Elementary Elementary School: Its Conception, Design
and Implications for Educational Equality
, by Elizabeth McGhee Hassrick,
Stephen W. Raudenbush and Lisa Rosen.  The presentation will focus
on Chapter 8, The Impact of Attending an Ambititious Elementary
, coauthored with Daniel Schwartz, Department of Statistics at the
University of Chicago.