THIS MONTH'S PAPERS examine health care policy. In tackling this expansive topic, the presenters look quantitatively and qualitatively at the provision of public health services, public perceptions, and the political economy of health care policy in the U.S. and in South Africa.
Events & Workshops
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 - 12:00pm to 1:30pm
Matthew Kavanagh (Poli Sci, UPenn): Constitutionalizing Health: Rights, Democracy & Public Policy in South Africa (PDF)
Ashley Tallevi (Poli Sci, UPenn): Out of Sight, Out of Mind? Measuring the Effects of Privatization on Medicaid Self-Reporting (PDF)
Thursday, May 5, 2016 - 9:30am to 4:00pm
The ARCH, 3601 Locust Walk, Room 108
AS THE CULMINATION of a year of meetings to refine their research projects, the DCC undergraduate research fellows present their projects in a one-day conference, with topics that include school violence against Southeast Asians in Philadelphia, moral education in West Virginia, civil unions in Peru, migrant workers in Singapore, the treatment of the irreligious in Egypt, and early American foreign policy.
Friday, May 6, 2016 - 9:00am to 5:00pmPanelists include Rena Bivens (Carleton University), Paula Chakravartty (New York University), Daniel Kreiss (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill), Lisa McLaughlin (Miami University), Jennifer Pan (Stanford University), Lisa Poggiali (University of Pennsylvania), Daniela Stockmann (Leiden University), and Zeynep Tufekci (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill)