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Economic Policy Forum: Unbound: How Inequality Constricts our Economy and What We Can Do about it.

September 30 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Department of of Economics

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The Economic Policy Forum is hosted by the Department of Economics. 

Heather Boushey will present Unbound: How Inequality Constricts our Economy and What We Can Do about it.

Heather Boushey is the President & CEO and co-founder of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, which was launched in 2013. She is one of the nation’s most influential voices on economic policy and a leading economist who focuses on the intersection between economic inequality, growth, and public policy. Her latest book, Unbound: How Economic Inequality Constricts Our Economy and What We Can Do About It (Harvard University Press), which was called “outstanding” and “piercing” by reviewers, was on the Financial Times list of best economics books of 2019. She is also the author of Finding Time: The Economics of Work-Life Conflict, and co-edited a volume of 22 essays about how to integrate inequality into economic thinking called After Piketty: The Agenda for Economics and Inequality.

This event will be held on Zoom. Register Here.