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Past Seminars:
CASE Social Exclusion Seminars


These seminars are held on Wednesdays in term time at 16:30-18:00 in 32L 1.04 1st Floor Conference Room, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields WC2A 3PH (unless specified otherwise).

This seminar is organised by:
Dr Polly Vizard  Email: p.a.vizard@lse.ac.uk, Tel: +44(0)20-7955-6782 and Dr Abigail McKnightEmail: abigail.mcknight@lse.ac.uk, Tel: +44(0)20-7955-6686

For further information and papers, when available, please contact:
Cheryl Conner Email: c.j.conner@lse.ac.uk, Tel: +44(0)20-7955-6562.

Followed by an informal reception.


02 December 2015   16:30 - 18:00
Reconceptualising the welfare state. An empirical investigation of its growing symbiosis and contradiction with capitalism in rich European democracies.
Bea Cantillon (Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy, University of Antwerp)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

07 October 2015   16:30 - 18:00
Family size, support exchanges and older adults’ mental health in Eastern and Western Europe
Emily Grundy (Department of Social Policy, LSE) , joint with Katy Keenan
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 July 2015   16:30 - 18:00
BOOK LAUNCH: Changing London: The Rough Guide for the next London Mayor
David Robinson (Changing London) , joint with Tony Travers (LSE London)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

17 June 2015   16:30 - 18:00
BOOK LAUNCH: Multidimensional Poverty Measurement
Sabina Alkire (University of Oxford) , joint with James Foster (The George Washington University)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

10 June 2015   16:30 - 18:00
The Great Recession and U.S. Safety Nets: The Case of the Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Program
Vicky Albert (University of Las Vegas, Nevada.)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 May 2015   16:30 - 18:00
Moving home in the early years: family and child outcomes in the UK and the US.
Ruth Lupton (University of Manchester) , joint with Heather Joshi (UCL Institute of Education)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

28 April 2015   16:30 - 18:00
Smith Institute and CASE special seminar: Poverty in Suburbia – ‘the American experience’
Alan Berube (The Brookings Institution. The event is free but booking is essential. Please RSVP to lsehousingandcommunities@lse.ac.uk)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

26 March 2015   16:30 - 18:00
LSE Housing and Communities Event Report Launch: Is Welfare Reform Working?
Eileen Herden (LSE Housing and Communities) , joint with Anne Power and Bert Provan.
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

18 March 2015   16:30 - 18:00
Top incomes and middle income growth
Tim Smeeding (University of Wisconsin-Madison)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

04 March 2015   16:30 - 18:00
Emergency use only: Understanding and reducing the use of food banks in the UK
Tom Sefton (Advisor on Social Policy and Economics, Church of England) , joint with Jane Perry
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

11 February 2015   16:30 - 18:00
Gender differentials and the economic cycle in the US and UK
Giovanni Razzu (University of Reading)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

28 November 2014   16:00 - 18:30
Trajectories and transitions of disabled children and young people.
Lucinda Platt (Department of Social Policy, LSE and CASE) , joint with Stella Chatzitheochari, University of Warwick, and Samantha Parsons, Institute of Education, University of London
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

26 November 2014   16:30 - 18:00
Welfare Reform: the impact on housing associations, tenants and communities
Anne Power (CASE / LSE) , joint with Eileen Herden and Bert Provan, LSE Housing and Communities
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 November 2014   17:00 - 18:30
Multidimensional poverty and inequality
Andrea Brandolini (Banca d'Italia)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

05 November 2014   16:30 - 18:00
Social Policies to reconcile lower emissions with social equity
Ian Gough (CASE, London School of Economics)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

15 October 2014   16:30 - 18:00
Child welfare policy for orphaned children in China
Karen Fisher (University of New South Wales)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

02 July 2014   16:30 - 18:00
Older people's experiences of dignity and nutrition in healthcare: Secondary data analysis using the Adult Inpatient Survey
Polly Vizard (CASE) , joint with Tania Burchardt
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

18 June 2014   16:30 - 18:00
How is domestic violence changing?
Sylvia Walby (Lancaster University)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

04 June 2014   16:30 - 18:00
How does the tax system redistribute income? A lifecycle approach
Mike Brewer (ISER, University of Essex)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

21 May 2014   16:30 - 18:00
Target efficiency of public support for disabled older people in Britain
Ruth Hancock (University of East Anglia)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

07 May 2014   16:30 - 18:00
Bullying experiences among disabled children and young people: Evidence from two British longitudinal studies
Lucinda Platt (Department of Social Policy, LSE and CASE) , joint with Samantha Parsons and Stella Chatzitheochari (Institute of Education)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 March 2014   16:30 - 18:00
How can the human development index be made more sensitive to the position of the worst off?
Srijit Mishra (Asia Research Centre, LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

05 March 2014   16:30 - 18:00
Austerity Statistics: what changes in government data might mean for the analysis of social policy.
Alex Fenton (CASE Visiting Fellow)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 February 2014   16:30 - 18:00
Book launch: An Equal Start? Providing quality early education and care to disadvantaged children. Discussants: Vidhya Alakeson and Leon Feinstein
Kitty Stewart (CASE) , joint with Ludovica Gambaro, Institute of Education and CASE associate and Jane Waldfogel, University of Columbia and visiting Professor CASE
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

29 January 2014   16:30 - 18:00
Intersectionality: the influence of gender, employment and parenthood on voting inequalities in Dutch national and local elections.
Niels Spierings (LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

04 December 2013   16:30 - 18:00
Does money affect children's outcomes? A systematic review
Kitty Stewart (CASE) , joint with Kerris Cooper
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

20 November 2013   16:30 - 18:00
Assessing the impact of the entitlement to part-time nursery education: Preliminary findings
Jo Blanden (University of Surrey)
Location: 32L 3.05
3rd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 November 2013   16:30 - 18:00
Do recessions breed racism? An empirical analysis exploring whether racial prejudice is pro-cyclical
Grace Lordan (Department of Social Policy, LSE) , joint with David Johnston
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

30 October 2013   16:00 - 17:15
The Metropolitan Review: How cities and metros are fixing our broken politics and fragile economy
Bruce Katz (Brookings Institution)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

16 October 2013   16:30 - 18:00
Great expectations: Using the socially perceived necessities approach to measure poverty in South Africa
Mike Noble (CASASP, University of Oxford) , joint with Gemma Wright
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

15 May 2013   16:30 - 18:00
Longitudinal Analysis of Residential Choice in Britain
Liz Washbrook (University of Bristol)
Location: 32L 3.05
3rd Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 May 2013   16:30 - 18:00
Poverty and Social Exclusion in the United Kingdom
David Gordon (University of Bristol)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

20 March 2013   16:30 - 18:00
Supporting the very long term unemployed: evaluation findings of two options tested for Work Programme leavers
Jenny Chanfreau (Natcen) , joint with Nilufer Rahim
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 March 2013   16:30 - 18:00
Early childhood education and care: How is Britain doing and what can we learn from other countries?
Kitty Stewart (CASE) , joint with Ludovica Gambaro
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

20 February 2013   16:30 - 18:00
The recruitment and retention of teachers in deprived schools
Rebecca Allen (Institute of Education)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 February 2013   16:30 - 18:00
Children versus pensioners: Which have benefitted most from the state over the last 30 years?
Jonathan Bradshaw (Social Policy Research Unit, University of York)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

05 December 2012   16:30 - 18:00
Child development and social mobility. Regression to the mean, what mean?
Leon Feinstein (Early Intervention Foundation)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

21 November 2012   16:30 - 18:00
The social effects of the Great Recession in Britain and the US
Anthony Heath (University of Oxford)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

14 November 2012   16:30 - 18:00
Economic cycles, unemployment and health: A cross-national study
Mauricio Avendano (LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

17 October 2012   17:00 - 18:00
Silver bullet or fool's gold? Vocational education and the modern labour market
Alison Wolf (King's College)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

30 May 2012   16:30 - 18:00
Providing a Sure Start: How Government Discovered Early Childhood
Naomi Eisenstadt (University of Oxford)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

16 May 2012   16:30 - 18:00
Who saves for retirement
Mark Bryan (University of Essex)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

07 March 2012   16:30 - 18:00
Does additional spending help urban schools? An evaluation using boundary discontinuities
Steve Gibbons (CEP, SERC & LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

29 February 2012   16:30 - 18:00
Do universal benefits have a future?
Malcolm Torry (Citizen's Income Trust and LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 February 2012   16:30 - 18:00
Does income inequality cause health and social problems?
Karen Rowlingson (University of Birmingham)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

25 January 2012   16:30 - 18:00
Estimating the impact of marriage on child development
Claire Crawford (IFS) , joint with Ellen Greaves
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

07 December 2011   16:30 - 18:00
The Great Recession and the Distribution of Household Income
Stephen Jenkins (Social Policy, LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

16 November 2011   16:30 - 18:00
Schools and area partnerships: New forms of governance to tackle educational disadvantage
Alan Dyson (Manchester) , joint with Kirstin Kerr
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

02 November 2011   16:30 - 18:00
Poverty and the two concepts of relative deprivation: Implications for poverty measurement in the EU
Tony Fahey (University College Dublin and CASE visitor)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 October 2011   16:30 - 18:00
Family Policies across the OECD: How does the UK compare?
Carmen Huerta (OECD)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

18 May 2011   16:30 - 18:00
Trends in the employment of disabled people in Britain
Richard Berthoud (Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

11 May 2011   16:30 - 18:00
Educational Inequality: How does the UK compare with other countries? Results from PISA
Maciej Jakubowski (OECD)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

16 March 2011   15:00 - 18:00
How will the Coalition's Social Policies Affect London? A joint event with LSE London and the Greater London Authority
Various Speakers 
Location: CLM 5.02
5th Floor, Clement House, LSE, 99 Aldwych, London WC2B 4JF

02 March 2011   16:30 - 18:00
Poverty Projections 2010-2013 and the Longer-term Impact of Universal Credit
Mike Brewer (ISER, University of Essex) , joint with Robert Joyce
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

09 February 2011   16:30 - 18:00
Housing and Planning Policy: Making Housing Affordable
Christine Whitehead (London School of Economics)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

26 January 2011   16:30 - 18:00
The Distributional Impacts of the 2010 Spending Review
Tim Horton (Fabian Society) , joint with Howard Reed (Landman Economics)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 December 2010   16:30 - 18:00
Climate Mitigation Programmes: Some implications for social policies
Ian Gough (CASE, London School of Economics)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

24 November 2010   16:30 - 18:00
The Big Society: What does it mean for neighbourhood governance?
Liz Richardson (University of Manchester) , joint with Catherine Durose (De Montfort University)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

17 November 2010   16:30 - 18:00
Injustice
Danny Dorling (University of Sheffield)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 October 2010   16:30 - 18:00
Where to go? Restricting low income households access to the private rented sector
Steve Wilcox (University of York)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

23 June 2010   17:00 - 18:30
CASE Special Event: UK launch of Jane Waldfogel's new book, 'Britain's War on Poverty'
Jane Waldfogel (Columbia University)
Location: Conference Room, LRB 405
4th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

26 May 2010   16:30 - 18:00
Social exclusion among families with children: Evidence from the Families and Children Study
Paul Oroyemi (Social Exclusion Task Force, Cabinet Office) , joint with Tim Crosier (Social Exclusion Task Force) and Matt Barnes (National Centre for Social Research)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

12 May 2010   16:30 - 18:00
The state of happiness: Can public policy shape people's well-being and resilience?
Geoff Mulgan (The Young Foundation)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

24 February 2010   16:30 - 18:00
Twenty-five years and three recessions: How much difference have they made to claimant rates in high-unemployment neighbourhoods?
Rebecca Tunstall (University of York) , joint with Alex Fenton (University of Cambridge)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

03 February 2010   16:30 - 18:00
A test for racial discrimination in recruitment practice in British cities
Martin Wood (National Centre for Social Research) , joint with Jon Hales
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 January 2010   15:15 - 16:50
Launch of the report of the National Equality Panel 'An Anatomy of Economic Inequality in the UK'
John Hills (CASE, LSE) , joint with Stephen Jenkins (University of Essex and member of National Equality Panel)
Location: Wolfson Theatre
New Academic Building, LSE, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields, WC2A 3LJ

02 December 2009   16:30 - 18:00
Test scores, subjective assessment and stereotyping of ethnic minorities
Simon Burgess (Bristol University and CASE) , joint with Ellen Greaves
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

25 November 2009   16:30 - 18:00
Should economic and social rights be included in a Bill of Rights? An analysis of public views using a general population survey
Polly Vizard (CASE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

28 October 2009   16:30 - 18:00
Charitable bequests and wealth at death in the UK
John Mickelwright (Institute of Education)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

07 October 2009   16:30 - 18:00
Reducing health inequalities: Areas, benefits and social exclusion (based on the Marmot Review)
David Piachaud (Social Policy and CASE, LSE) , joint with Howard Glennerster and Anne Power
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

24 June 2009   16:30 - 18:00
Growing Up in Social Housing: A profile of four generations 1946 to the present day
Kitty Stewart (CASE) , joint with Becky Tunstall
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

20 May 2009   16:30 - 18:00
The Spirit Level: Why more equal societies almost always do better.
Richard Wilkinson (University of Nottingham)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

18 March 2009   16:30 - 18:00
Social class and educational inequality: what should schools do?
Kitty Stewart (CASE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

11 March 2009   16:30 - 18:00
When you are born matters: The impact of date of birth on educational outcomes in England
Lorraine Dearden (Institute for Fiscal Studies and Institute of Education)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

25 February 2009   16:30 - 18:00
Towards a More Equal Society? Poverty, Inequality and Policy since 1997 (Book Launch; booking essential)
John Hills (CASE, LSE) , joint with Tom Sefton and Kitty Stewart
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

21 January 2009   16:30 - 18:00
Climate Change and Social Policy
Ian Gough (CASE, London School of Economics)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

26 November 2008   16:30 - 18:00
Time Poverty and Income Poverty
Tania Burchardt (CASE, London School of Economics)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 November 2008   16:30 - 18:00
Unjust Rewards: Inequality and the Rich
Polly Toynbee (The Guardian) , joint with Discussants: Jesse Norman, Policy Exchange and John Hills, London School of Economics
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 October 2008   16:30 - 18:00
Transmitting Deprivation: Media, Poverty and Public Opinion in the UK
Stephen Sinclair (Scottish Poverty Information Unit, Glasgow Caledonian University)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

21 May 2008   16:30 - 18:00
Would increasing social mobility be effective in reducing health inequality?
Melanie Bartley (University College London)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

12 March 2008   16:30 - 18:00
DIY community action: neighbourhood problems and community self-help
Liz Richardson (University of Manchester)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

05 March 2008   16:30 - 18:00
Welfare reform in the United States: Implications for British social policy
James Midgley (University of California, Berkeley)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 February 2008   16:30 - 18:00
The American Election and the State of the American Economy (booking essential - contact a.tamas@lse.ac.uk)
Bruce Katz (Brookings Institution)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

23 January 2008   16:30 - 18:00
How unequal are we?
Stein Ringen (Social Sciences Division, University of Oxford)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

05 December 2007   16:30 - 18:00
Mixed communities and concentrated poverty
Paul Cheshire (SERC & LSE) , joint with Ruth Lupton (Institute of Education) and Becky Tunstall (London School of Economics)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

22 November 2007   16:30 - 18:00
City Survivors: Bringing up children in disadvantaged neighbourhoods (presentation and book launch)
Anne Power (CASE / LSE)
Location: Conference Room, LRB 405
4th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

31 October 2007   16:30 - 18:00
What future for western welfare states? Followed by book launch of Making Social Policy Work
Howard Glennerster (London School of Economics)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

17 October 2007   16:30 - 18:00
Would increasing social mobility be effective in reducing health inequality?
CANCELLED
Melanie Bartley (University College London)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

09 May 2007   16:30 - 18:00
Poverty, maternal depression, family status and children's cognitive and behavioural development
Kathleen Kiernan (University of York and CASE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

14 March 2007   17:00 - 18:30
Launch of 'Jigsaw Cities' (Booking essential)
Anne Power (CASE / LSE)
Location: Conference Room, LRB 405
4th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

21 February 2007   16:30 - 18:00
Ethnic penalties and their components: What role does discrimination play?
CANCELLED
Anthony Heath (University of Oxford)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

21 February 2007   16:30 - 18:00
Social capital and social trust of faith/ethnic communities in England and Wales (2001-2005)
Yaojun Li (University of Birmingham)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

24 January 2007   16:30 - 18:00
Digitally excluded in the e-society: Results from a project in south London
Mike Cushman (London School of Economics)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 December 2006   16:30 - 18:00
Equality: From theory to action
John Baker (Equality Studies Centre, University College, Dublin)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

15 November 2006   16:30 - 18:00
Work-life balance in a low income neighbourhood
Hartley Dean (LSE) , joint with Alice Coulter (CASE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

18 October 2006   16:30 - 18:00
Low achievement in English schools - A fresh look
Robert Cassen (CASE, LSE) , joint with Geeta Kingdon (University of Oxford)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

13 September 2006   16:30 - 18:00
Neighbourhood Poverty during Childhood and Fertility, Education and Earnings Outcomes
George C Galster (Clarence Hilberry Professor of Urban Affairs, Wayne State University)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

28 June 2006   16:30 - 18:00
Using social experiments to evaluate welfare to work programmes in Britain: Recent experience in Department for Work and Pensions
Stephen Morris (Princeton University)
Location: FMG Conference Room, LRB 407
4th Floor, Lionel Robbins Building, LSE, entrance in 10 Portugal Street, London WC2A 2HD

26 April 2006   16:30 - 18:00
Moving out of poverty - Experimentally? A report on current findings
John Goering (Baruch College, City University of New York)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 March 2006   12:30 - 14:00
Does the notion of 'resilience' really differ from the longer-established concepts of 'risk' and 'protective influences'?
Michael Rutter (Institute of Psychiatry and King's College)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

01 February 2006   16:30 - 18:00
Why social justice matters
CANCELLED
Brian Barry (LSE and Columbia University)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

18 January 2006   16:30 - 18:00
The 'Respect' agenda and informal social control: Evidence on the ground
Jacqueline Barnes (Birkbeck College, London) , joint with Liz Richardson (CASE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

09 November 2005   16:30 - 18:00
Inequality, social corrosion and health
Richard Wilkinson (University of Nottingham)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

02 November 2005   16:30 - 18:00
Social segregation in schools: An international comparison
John Mickelwright (Institute of Education)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

19 October 2005   16:30 - 18:00
Turning the tide? 25 years on 20 unpopular council estates
Rebecca Tunstall (University of York) , joint with Alice Coulter
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 June 2005   16:30 - 18:00
Inheritance in Britain: Survey data on expectations, experiences and attitudes to bequeathing
Karen Rowlingson (University of Birmingham)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

25 May 2005   16:30 - 18:00
Conceptualising poverty
Ruth Lister (Loughborough University)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

18 May 2005   16:30 - 18:00
The impact of choice on educational outcomes: Sorting by ability across English secondary schools
Simon Burgess (Bristol University and CASE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

16 March 2005   16:30 - 18:00
Ethnicity as social capital? Explaining the differential educational achievements of young British Pakistani men and women
Tariq Modood (University of Bristol)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

23 February 2005   16:30 - 18:00
What new structures can effectively deliver community engagement and better services?
Jacqueline Barnes (Birkbeck College, London) , joint with Phil Swann (Tavistock Institute)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

26 January 2005   16:30 - 18:00
'The future's changed': The local impact of housing, environment and regeneration policy since 1997
Caroline Paskell (CASE) , joint with Anne Power (CASE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

12 January 2005   16:30 - 18:00
Launch of the new CASE book 'A more equal society? New Labour, poverty, inequality and exclusion'
John Hills (CASE, LSE) , joint with Kitty Stewart (CASE), with responses from Fran Bennett (Oxford) and Polly Toynbee (The Guardian)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 December 2004   16:30 - 18:00
What's been happening to British cities?: Population change, ethnicity, and concentrated poverty 1991-2001 - evidence from the Census.
Anne Power (CASE / LSE) , joint with Ruth Lupton
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

17 November 2004   16:30 - 18:00
The Dynamics of material deprivation
Richard Berthoud (Institute for Social and Economic Research, University of Essex)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 October 2004   16:30 - 18:00
The Affluence Epidemic and the geography and dynamics of neighbourhood poverty in England and Wales 1990-2001
Danny Dorling (University of Sheffield)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

12 May 2004   16:30 - 18:00
The Early Years: Getting it Right?
Jane Waldfogel (Columbia University)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

28 April 2004   16:30 - 18:00
The Wage Trajectories of Poor Workers
Peter Gottschalk (Boston College)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

10 December 2003   16:30 - 18:00
The Poverty Chalenge in Northern Ireland: Results from the first ever income survey.
Mike Tomlinson (Queen's University, Belfast)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

26 November 2003   16:30 - 18:00
How do family income and parental education influence early child development?
Paul Gregg (University of Bath)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

29 October 2003   16:30 - 18:00
Can communities help re-shape neighbourhood level public services?
David Wilkinson (Independent researcher and author)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

08 October 2003   16:30 - 18:00
From Knave to Knight, From Pawn to Queen: motivation, agency and public policy.
Julian Le Grand (LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

18 June 2003   16:30 - 18:00
Community-led or market-driven? Tensions in housing strategies in the New Deal for Communities programme.
Ian Cole (Sheffield Hallam University)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

04 June 2003   16:30 - 18:00
Is poverty a denial of human rights? Has Sen resolved the debate?
Polly Vizard (CASE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

11 December 2002   16:30 - 18:00
Antisocial Working Hours, Wages and Low Pay.
Susan Harkness (University of Bristol)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 November 2002   16:30 - 18:00
Migration, Mobility and Membership: the Boundaries of Equality and Justice.
Bill Jordan (University of Exeter)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

13 November 2002   16:30 - 18:00
The education outcomes of children who have been taken into care.
Sarah Cheesbrough (Social Exclusion Unit)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

30 October 2002   16:30 - 18:00
Evaluating Welfare Reform in the U.S.
Robert Moffitt (Johns Hopkins University)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

16 October 2002   16:30 - 18:00
Employment in a 24/7 Economy: Challenges for the Family.
Harriet Presser (University of Maryland)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

20 March 2002   16:30 - 18:00
Asset-based Welfare - Just a Passing Fad?
Will Paxton (IPPR) , joint with Sue Regan (IPPR)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

27 February 2002   16:30 - 18:00
Social Capital, Human Capital and Social Exclusion
David Piachaud (Social Policy and CASE, LSE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

06 February 2002   16:30 - 18:00
Inner City Collapse and Metropolitan Sprawl: the American experience of urban regeneration.
Bruce Katz (Brookings Institution)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

12 December 2001   16:30 - 18:00
Social Exclusion in EU Member-States: a comparison of two alternative approaches
Conchita D'Ambrosio (Bocconi University, Milan)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

14 November 2001   16:30 - 18:00
Divorce and cohabitation issues across nations and generations
Kathleen Kiernan (University of York and CASE)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

24 October 2001   16:30 - 18:00
A theory of exclusion: poverty, discrimination and cultural paradigms
Sally Witcher (University of Edinburgh.)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH

10 October 2001   16:30 - 18:00
Indicators for the EU Social Agenda
Tony Atkinson (Nuffield College, Oxford)
Location: 32L 1.04
1st Floor Conference Room, LSE, 32 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3PH