Friday, September 27, 2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pmUptown Campus
Fridays at Newcomb is a lecture series featuring speakers across disciplines that provides students with the opportunity to learn about subjects outside of their majors. The events are held in the Diboll Gallery at Newcomb Institute, on the third floor of The Commons - lunch is provided and the event is free and open to the public.___________Fridays at Newcomb: Elite Schools and Opting-In
Elliott Isaac is an Assistant Professor of Economics at Tulane University. His fields of interest are public and labor economics, with a focus on the treatment of the family in tax and transfer systems, marriage and divorce decisions, and labor supply.
Isaac's recent projects cover the effects of joint taxation on the labor supply of same-sex married couples, marriage and divorce responses to taxes and transfers, and the effects of college selectivity on women’s marriage and career outcomes.