Spring 2007 Colloquia
Monday, January 29, 2007 – 12PM
Jesse Fried, Professor of Law, Boalt Hall School of Law
Faculty Co-Director, Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy
Monday, February 5, 2007, 12PM
Roberto Pedace, Peter F. Drucker and Masatoshi Ito Graduate
School of Management, Claremont Graduate University, Claremont
Monday, February 12, 2007, 12PM
Sylvia Allegretto, Economist, Economic Policy Institute, Washington, D.C.
Wednesday, February 21, 2007, 12PM
"Unionizing Wal-Mart in China"
Co-sponsored with the Center for Chinese Studies, UC Berkeley
Tong Xin, Vice Director, Sociology Department, Peking University; Director of the China Workers Research Center
>Monday, March 5, 2007, 12PM
"The Postwar Academic Debate over the Minimum Wage: Professor Lester and the Neioclassicals"
Robert Prasch, Professor of Economics, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont
Wednesday, March 14, 2007, 12PM
Hiro Tanaka, Visiting Scholar, IIR, Professor of Shiga Bunka College, Japan
Download Hiro Tanaka's paper: Structural Reform of Social Welfare and Care Service Labor in Japan
Thursday, March 29, 2007, 4:00-5:30 PM
A special seminar jointly sponsored by the Institute of Industrial Relations, The Center for Japanese Studies, and The Haas School of Business
Professor Christina Ahmadjian, Graduate School of International Corporate Strategy, Hitotsubashi University
Monday, April 16, 2007, 12 noon - 1 pm
Teresa Ghilarducci, Professor of Economics and Policy Studies; Director of the Higgins Labor Research Center at the University of Notre Dame
Charles Jeszeck, Assistant Director, Education Workforce and Income Security Issues, U.S. Government Accountability Office
Monday, May 7, 2007, 12 noon - 1 pm
"Turquoise Investment Strategies: New Frontiers for Labor/Environmental Advocacy"
Kristen Snow Spalding, former Executive Director,CPCFA,California Pollution Control Financing Authority; former Chair, Center for Labor Research and Education, will talk about strategic pension investments, shareowner campaigns, public debt and overlapping labor and environmental pubic policy initiatives around corporate disclosure.
Wednesday, May 16, 2007, 12 noon - 1 pm
Professor Hyungkee Kim, Kyungpook National University, Korea. Visiting Scholar, Center for Korean Studies, UC Berkeley
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