John M. MacDonald
Professor MacDonald works on a wide variety of topics in criminology that include the study of interpersonal violence, race and ethnic disparities in criminal justice, and the effectiveness of social policy responses to crime. He is the author of, most recently, “Are Immigrant Youth Less Violent? Specifying the Reasons and Mechanisms” (with Jessica Saunders) in The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 641 (2012). He is the winner of the 2012 David N. Kershaw Award For Distinguished Contributions to the Field of Public Policy Analysis and Management from the Association of Public Policy and Management (APPAM). He will be delivering the Kershaw lecture at the APPAM Research Conference.
The Life You Can Save: Effective Giving to Improve the Health and Welfare of the Global Poor (Peter Singer)10/22/2014 - 4:30pm - 6:00pm
Harrison Auditorium, Penn Museum (3260 South Street)
Co-sponsored by the Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics, The Penn Department of Medical Ethics and Health Policy, The Year of Health, The Center for High Impact Philanthropy, The Center for Public Health Initiatives, and The Wharton Social Impact Initiative.
The event is free, but please register here.
Rethinking the Demographic Risks of Poverty: Prevalences and Penalties in a Comparative Global Perspective (David Brady)11/05/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
11/14/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
12/12/2014 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm
01/23/2015 - 12:00pm - 1:30pm