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4th Annual Urban Economic Policy Conference: Topics in Education

Gerri C. LeBow Hall
3220 Market Street
Rm. 220 "DiPiero Grand Meeting Room"
Philadelphia, PA 19104
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Registration Closed. We are at capacity for registrations.

Join Drexel University’s School of Economics and Econsult Solutions Inc. for a dynamic discussion about urban economic policy relating to education.


12:00 p.m. Registration and Lunch

12:30 p.m.

Keynote: Inequality in Education

Susan M. Dynarski, PhD, Professor of Public Policy, Education and Economics, University of Michigan

2:00 p.m.

Panel I: Education Policy, K - 12

Moderator: Stephen P. Mullin, President, Econsult Solutions Inc.


Sarah A. Cordes, Assistant Professor, Policy, Organizational, & Leadership Studies, Temple University

Loree D. Jones, Chief of Staff, Rutgers University-Camden

Leroy D. Nunery II, EdD, Founder and Principal, PlusUltre LLC and Senior Advisor, Econsult Solutions Inc.

3:30 p.m.

Panel II: Higher Education and Implications for the Urban Workforce

Moderator: Christopher Laincz, PhD, Director, PhD Program and Associate Professor, Economics, Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business


Paul Harrington, PhD, Professor, Higher Education, Drexel University’s School of Education

David A. Paul, EdD, Managing Director, Fiscal Strategies Group, Inc.

Judith Gay, PhD, Vice President for Academic Affairs, Community College of Philadelphia

5:00 p.m. Reception


Who should attend?


  • Faculty
  • Staff
  • PhD
  • Students
  • Alumni
  • Business Community
  • Higher Education
  • Government
  • Non-profit


  • Economics
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