The Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy is now open.  Our office hours are from: 9:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. Please refer to the COVID-19 Resource Guide for all matters related to the return to campus.  All visitors and vendors must fill out the Columbia University Health Screening Form.  We look forward to seeing you on campus.

Past Events

Learning where we stand: How school experiences matter for civic marginalization and political inequality

Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 02:00 to 03:30


606 W 122nd Street Sociology Department Knox Hall, Room 509

The Center for the Study of Wealth and Inequality Speaker Seminar Presents:

Sarah Bruch

Assistant Professor of Sociology

"Discourse and Human Securities in Tewa Origins"

Monday, September 26, 2016 - 18:00 to 20:00


International Affairs Building, ISERP Conference Room 270B (directions here:

Scott Ortman, University of Colorado Boulder


PER Distinguished Lecture Series: John Vickers

Friday, September 16, 2016 - 11:00 to 12:30
11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


1512 International Affairs Building 420 W 118th Street New York, NY 10027 United States

PER Distinguished Lecture Series: John Vickers

"Banking Reform in the UK"

How much progress has banking reform made in the eight years since the height of the financial crisis? The UK is undertaking structural reform to separate retail from investment banking, and has raised bank capital standards. But are such efforts enough?

20th Century Politics and Society Workshop

Thursday, September 15, 2016 - 16:10


Lehman Center Seminar Room, Room 406 International Affairs Building.

The 20th Century Politics and Society Workshop will be holding is first meeting on Thursday, September 15.

Sveinn Jóhannesson (Cambridge) will join the workshop to present "'Securing the State': James Madison, Federal Emergency Powers and the Rise of the Liberal State in Post-Revolutionary America."

The reading material is available on the workshop's webpage.



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