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Fall 2010 Lecture Series

National Perspectives on Local Issues



Tulane University


This Fall the Murphy Institute hosts National Perspectives on Local Issues, a lecture series featuring four public policy experts whose research focuses on issues of both national and local interest.

These lectures are free and open to the public.

Thursday, September 30, 4 pm, Stibbs Room, LBC
Audrey Singer, Senior Fellow, Metropolitan Policy Program, Brookings Institution
Immigration, Local Reception, and the Prospects for Federal Reform

Thursday, October 21, 3:30 pm, Rogers Chapel
David Figlio, Orrington Lunt Professor of Education and Social Policy, Northwestern University
The Consequences of Accountability and Choice for Urban Schools

Thursday, November 4, 4 pm, Stibbs Room, LBC
Gilbert E. Metcalf, Professor of Economics Tufts University
Climate Change Policy and Oil Drilling in the Gulf of Mexico: What’s the Connection?

Monday, November 15, Noon, Stibbs Room, LBC
Mark McClellan, Director, Engelberg Center for Health Care Reform, Brookings Institution
Health Policy

For more information on each of the lectures, please click on the links above, or contact Meg Keenan at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) or 504.862.3236.

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