2018 June 1 eBulletin

June 1, 2018

LERA eBulletin

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In this Issue ...

Cappelli; Autor; Blau, Kahn; Benson; Weller

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In the News

Peter CappelliPeter Cappelli (Wharton) participated in the school’s Iron Prof presentation competition. He explore how students pay for college affects how hard they study.

https://www.wharton.upenn.edu/story/iron-prof-2018/
David AutorDavid Autor (MIT) was one of four professors who received the school’s 2018 most-prestigious undergraduate teaching award.

https://news.mit.edu/2018/four-professors-named-2018-macvicar-fellows-0305
Francine BlauLawrence KahnThe New York Times cited Francine Blau (Cornell) and Lawrence Kahn’s (Cornell) working paper in an article, “Americans may no longer prefer sons over daughters.”
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/03/05/upshot/americans-might-no-longer-prefer-sons-over-daughters.html
Alan BensonAlan Benson (Minnesota) has new research out. Read “This is why your boss is terrible” in Money magazine.

http://time.com/money/5168244/bad-bosses-explained

Benson’s research was also covered on NPR’s Morning Edition.
Christian WellerChristian Weller (U-Mass Boston) was featured on a retirement segment on PBS’s Nightly Business Report.

http://nbr.com/2018/04/24/retirement-confidence-survey-shows-troubling-trends/
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Get Involved

Register to attend the LERA 70th Annual Meeting, June 14-17, 2018, Baltimore, MD. The program committee has scheduled a tremendous program plus many one-of-a-kind activities to augment your Baltimore trip! You will find more information about the special events here: https://lera.memberclicks.net/70th-anl-mtg-events, and complete conference details and links at: https://lera.memberclicks.net/70th-lera-anl-mtg.

Check out and register for the Special Events that are taking place during the LERA 70th Annual Meeting. The Maryland Chapter has worked very hard to add fun special events to the conference this year and they recently added a Maryland Crab Feast. Please make sure you are registered for the events you wish to attend as we expect to sell out of all special event tickets prior to the meeting. Here is the event page with link to the event registration form: https://lera.memberclicks.net/70th-anl-mtg-events

Preview the final program for the LERA 70th Annual Meeting!

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