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

Disciplinary Perspectives on Gene-Environment Interactions: Economics, Sociology, and Political Science

Wednesday, May 9, 2012 - 08:30


Room C05, School of Social Work 1255 Amsterdam Avenue (at 122nd St) New York, NY 10027

8:30 Light Breakfast

9:00 Welcome

9:10 Overview and Opportunities in Gene-Environment Research

Christopher Chabris, Assistant Professor of Psychology and Co-Director of the Neuroscience Program, Union College and Assistant Professor of Neurology, Albany Medical College

9:50 Session I – Economics

Moderator: Irwin Garfinkel, Mitchell I. Ginsberg Professor of Contemporary Urban Problems, Columbia University

Daniel Benjamin, Assistant Professor of Economics, Cornell University

Business and Politics: Which Drives Which

Friday, February 24, 2012 - 08:30


The Italian Academy (Teatro), Columbia University, 1161 Amsterdam Avenue New York, NY 10027

Business and Politics: Which Drives Which

Presented by the Institute for Social and Economic Research and Policy (ISERP) and the Sanford C. Bernstein & Co. Center for Leadership and Ethics at Columbia Business School

Cost: Research faculty members and doctoral students who would like to attend this symposium should contact: leadershipethics (AT) gsb (DOT) columbia (DOT) edu. Other students and members of the public can register online:

Indigenous Spaces: Pushing the Boundaries of History, Bodies, Geographies, and Politics

Wednesday, February 15, 2012 - 09:00


Room 420 Hamilton Hall, Columbia University


Presented By: The Collaborations on Indigenous Studies Project (CISP)

In Conjunction With: The Center for the Study of Ethnicity and Race's Indigenous Forum Series


9:30 - 9:45 — OPENING REMARKS

9:45 - 10:45 — OPENING ADDRESS: David Cornsilk (Cherokee activist/historian/tribal court lay advocate)

Freedmen and Citizenship: When do we get to rest?

10:45 - 11:00 — Coffee Break



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