Northwestern University

Wed 6:30 PM

IPR Research Briefing: Two Generations, One Future

When: Wednesday, April 16, 2014
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM  

Where: Evanston Township High School, ETHS - 1600 Dodge Ave., Evanston, IL 60201

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public

Contact: Patricia Reese   847.491.8712

Group: Institute For Policy Research

Category: Academic

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Two Generations, One Future: Advancing the Education and Income of Parents and Children Simultaneously

“Two-Generation Solutions: Evidence from the Field”
Lindsay Chase-Lansdale, Frances Willard Professor of Human Development and Social Policy and IPR Fellow, and Teresa Eckrich Sommer, IPR Senior Research Scientist

“Paying It Forward: Student-Parents and Their Pathways to College Degrees” by Sara Goldrick-Rab, Associate Professsor of Educational Policy Studies and Sociology, University of Wisconsin–Madison

“Children’s Savings Accounts to Brighten Outlooks Toward the Future”
by Mesmin Destin, Assistant Professor of Human Development and Social Policy and of Psychology, and IPR Associate

Moderated by David Figlio, Orrington Lunt Professor of Education and Social Policy and of Economics, and IPR Director and Fellow

Co-sponsored with Northwestern’s School of Education and Social Policy, Evanston Township High School, the Evanston Community Foundation, and the Childcare Network of Evanston.

Dinner will be served from 6:30 – 7:00 p.m., followed by the lecture. Registration details will be available online by February 2014 at

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