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Quebec Studies Fulbright Lecture to Address Income Mobility in Canada, United States

Dr. Marie Connolly, a professor of economics at the Universite du Quebec a Montreal, will deliver the Distinguished Fulbright Chair in Quebec Studies Lecture Monday, Nov. 14 at 3:30 p.m. in Krinovitz Recital Hall, Hawkins HalConnolly, whose research touches upon various topics in labor economics such as social mobility, the formation of human capital, the gender wage gap and women’s labor force participation, will speak to “Intergenerational Income Mobility in Canada and the United States.” 

Her work has been published in the “Journal of Labor Economics,” the “Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization,” and the “Canadian Journal of Economics,” among others.

“It’s been a great pleasure hosting Dr. Marie Connolly at the Institute on Quebec Studies during the fall 2016 academic semester,” said Dr. Christopher Kirkey, institute director. “We look forward to an enlightening and entertaining presentation by Dr. Connolly highlighting her current research.”

The Distinguished Fulbright Chair in Quebec Studies Lecture, convened by the Institute on Quebec Studies, recognizes and features individuals who have made a significant contribution to Quebec public life. It is sponsored by the Government of Quebec, Fulbright Canada and the Institute on Quebec Studies.

For more information, contact Cherice Granger, Center for the Study of Canada and Institute on Quebec Studies, 518-564-2384 or [email protected].

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