On Tuesday, February 23, 2016, the Mosbacher Institute for Trade, Economics, and Public Policy at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University will host the second lecture of its Education Policy Workshop series with a talk by Dr. Amy Ellen Schwartz, Daniel Patrick Moynihan Professor in Public Affairs at the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and director of the Institute for Education and Social Policy at New York University.
Dr. Schwartz’ talk is entitled, “Instruction Isn’t Enough: How Academic Success is Shaped by What Happens Outside of School and What We Can Do About It.” The lecture will begin at 5:30 p.m. at the Annenberg Presidential Conference Center followed by a reception immediately afterward.
Schwartz is an economist whose research interests span a broad range of issues in education policy, urban economics, and public finance. Her current projects include an investigation of student mobility; the impact of neighborhood crime on student performance; and the impact of housing vouchers on residential location decisions and children’s educational outcomes. Her research interests span a broad range of issues in education policy, urban economics, and public finance.
This event is offered free of charge, but reservations are strongly recommended by Monday, February 22, 2016.