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Fall 2007 Seminar Series

Sept 14th

Jay Shimshack: Assistant Professor, Tufts University
Topic: "Mercury Advisories and Household Health Trade-Offs"
Location: Room 209 W.B. Young
Time: 11:00am

Sept 21st

Kelly Brownell: Professor of Psychology, Professor of Epidemiology and Public Health, Yale University
Topic: "Is It At All Possible to Prevent Obesity? Real Change Requires Real Change."
Location: Room 207-208 W. B. Young
Time: 12:00pm
Related Materials:
"Effects of Soft Drink Consumption on Nutrition and Health: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis"
"The Battle of the Bulge"
"Put Calories on the Menu"
"The Sweet and Lowdown on Sugar"
"Choose to Remove Trans Fats"
"Epidemiologic and Economic Consequences of the Global Epidemics of Obesity and Diabetes"
"Obesity Expert: Blame Policies"

Oct 19th

Sheila Olmstead: Assistant Professor, Environmental Economics, School of Forestry and Environmental Studies, Yale University
Topic: The Impacts of the "Right to Know": Information Disclosure and the Violation of Drinking Water Standards
Location: W.B. Young Room 209
Time: 11am

Nov 9th

Erin T. Mansur: Associate Professor, Economics, Yale School of Management, Yale University and Faculty Research Fellow, National Bureau of Economic Research
Topic: Averting Regulatory Enforcement: Evidence from New Source Review
Location: W.B. Young Room 209
Time: 11am


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