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

Frontline Nurses: Leaders in Pandemic Response

Wednesday, March 10, 2021 - 12:00
12:00 - 1:00 PM ET


Virtual event, registration required.

March 10, 2021 12-1 PM New York

5 PM Freetown/Monrovia, 6 PM Geneva, 7 PM Lusaka, 8 PM Nairobi

Registration is required for this event. Please register here.


Wilmot G. James

Senior Research Scholar
Adjunct Professor, School of Professional Studies; Chair, Center for Pandemic Research

Claudio Lomnitz speaks at the American Writers Museum

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 18:30 to 20:30


Virtual Event, Registration Required

Professor of Anthropology Claudio Lomnitz works on the history, politics and culture of Latin America, and particularly of Mexico.

He will be speaking at the at the American Writers Museum.

You are invited to join in on the conversation. Please click here to register:

Panel Discussion: "This IS America: What's Next after the 2020 Election "

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 18:30 to 20:00


Virtual Event, Registration Required

Panel discussion regarding the future of America following the 2020 election.

To register:

Political Economy Seminar

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 12:30 to 13:30


Virtual Event, Registration Required

Jointly sponsored by the Political Science department, the Economics department, and the Institute for Social and Economic Research (ISERP).

To receive emails with more information and the Zoom links to the Political Economy Seminar, please visit to subscribe to the Department of Political Science email list.


Scott Gehlbach

Professor at University of Chicago



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