Brown Bags

All events will be held in the IESP Conference Room, 665 Broadway, Suite #805, 8th Floor, unless otherwise noted.

Upcoming brown bags:  

To be announced.

Recent brown bags: 

Wednesday, April 14, 12:00 p.m.

"To be IB: Support for Title 1 schools implementing International Baccalaureate"
Leslie Santee Siskin, Research Professor, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, NYU

Wednesday, March 24

"Teacher Effectiveness on High- and Low-Stakes Tests: Evidence from Houston"
Sean Corcoran, Assistant Professor, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, NYU
Affiliated Faculty, Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service, NYU

Wednesday, February 10, 12-1:30pm

"Which Schools Matter? Disentangling the Impact of Zoned Schools on House Prices in New York City"
Amy Ellen Schwartz, Director, Institute for Education and Social Policy

Thursday, August 6, 12-1:30pm

"Testing the Convergence Hypothesis in Immigrant Academic Achievement: A Longitudinal Analysis"
Amy Ellen Schwartz, Director, Institute for Education and Social Policy
Costanza Biavaschi, doctoral candidate in Economics, Rutgers University

Click here to download the paper

Wednesday, June 17, 1pm

"Neighorhood Schools? Assessing how well New York City's public elementary schools represent their surrounding neighborhoods, and whether the relationship changed between 1990 and 2000"
Ejeris Dixon, Tracey Gardner, Jaclyn Roster, Deena Schwartz and Sarah Truelsch
Wagner Capstone Project

Thursday, February 19, 12-1:30pm

"Short Run Impacts of Accountability on School Quality"
Jonah Rockoff
Associate Professor of Finance and Economics
Columbia Business School

Click here to download the paper