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Seminar Series: Anup MalaniAnup Malani is a professor at the University of Chicago Law School and Pritzker School of Medicine. His research focuses on law and economics, health economics and developmental economics.Date of event:
Deaths of Despair: An Update by Professor Sir Angus DeatonProfessor Sir Angus Deaton will provide an update on his groundbreaking research published last year which found that after a century of progress, life expectancy in America is falling, largely driven by “deaths of despair,” deaths of white non-Hispanics in midlife from alcoholic liver disease, suicides, and drug overdoses.Date of event:
Schaeffer Center Distinguished Lecture: Charles F. ManskiCharles F. Manski, PhD, is a professor in economics at Northwestern University. His research spans econometrics, judgment and decision, and analysis of public policy. Manski will speak on his latest paper, "Reasonable Patient Care Under Uncertainty."Date of event: