Thursday, April 16, 2009

Skill Upgrading and Wages in Appalachia

Next Wednesday 22th April (3pm), Prof. James Ziliak from the University of Kentucky will present in the UCD School of Economics seminar series on "Down from the Mountain: Skill Upgrading and Wages in Appalachia". Prof. Ziliak is director of the University of Kentucky Centre for Poverty Research. He has written on a range of topics (papers available here), including tax-induced behavioural responses, food stamps and mental health, human capital and poverty, and life-cycle consumption and the age-adjusted value of life.

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