CRSP Speaker Series: “Black/White Differences in Intergenerational Economic Mobility in the United States” Oct 8, 2015, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Speaker: Bhashkar Mazumder 

Senior Economist,

Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Bhashkar "Bhash" Mazumder is a senior economist and research advisor in the economic research department and executive director of the Chicago Census Research Data Center at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago. As a member of the microeconomic team, Mazumder conducts research in labor economics, education and health. His research has been focused in three areas: intergenerational economic mobility; the long-term effects of poor health early in life; and black-white gaps in human capital development.



Introducer: David DeJong

Executive Vice Provost,

University of Pittsburgh

David N. DeJong earned his Bachelor of Arts degree (summa cum laude) from Central College in Iowa in 1985 and his doctorate from the University of Iowa in 1989, both in economics. He joined the University of Pittsburgh as an Assistant Professor in the Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences' Department of Economics in 1989; he was promoted to Professor in 2001 and served as Department Chair from 2006-2010. He currently serves as Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Resources Management. He has also served as a Visiting Professor at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Vienna, DiTella University in Buenos Aires, and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy in Kiel, Germany.

In support of the "Burgh Baby Diaper Drive", we invite you to bring diapers or a donation to support the Western Pennsylvania Diaper Bank. Donations are not required for admittance.

All lectures are from noon to 1:30 p.m. in the School of Social Work Conference Center, 2017 Cathedral of Learning.

Lunch will be provided; registration is not required. For more information, please visit or call 412-624-7382.

The law firm Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC has generously sponsored this speaker series.

Location Information

Location: 2017 Cathedral of Learning