Equitable Growth Grantee Conference 2018

When: September 26, 2018 6:00PM - September 28, 2018 5:00PM

Where: District Ballroom The Mayflower Hotel, Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth will host its second grantee conference on Thursday, September 27, in Washington, D.C. The conference will feature formal and informal conversations about the latest research investigating the various channels through which economic inequality may or may not impact economic growth and stability. It will comprise four sessions with invited Equitable Growth grantees presenting works-in-progress, with time during each session for discussion and engagement with all attendees. Each presentation will include an assigned discussant who is also a grantee or member of Equitable Growth’s Steering Committee or Research Advisory Board. The conference will close with a private dinner.

Click here for the conference agenda and list of registrants.

List of featured participants:

Randy Albelda, Professor of Economics and Senior Research Fellow at the Center for Social Policy, University of Massachusetts Boston

Heather Boushey, Executive Director and Chief Economist, Washington Center for Equitable Growth

Daniel Carpenter, Allie S. Freed Professor of Government and Director of Social Sciences, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University

Austin Clemens, Computational Social Scientist, Washington Center for Equitable Growth

Manasi Deshpande, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of Chicago

Jonathan Fisher, Research Scholar, Stanford University

Jason Furman, Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Bradley Hardy, Associate Professor, American University

David Howell, Professor of Economics and Public Policy and Director of the Doctoral Program in Public and Urban Policy, The New School

Jeffrey Liebman, Malcolm Wiener Professor of Public Policy, Harvard Kennedy School

Suresh Naidu, Associate Professor of International and Public Affairs and Economics, Columbia University

Jacob Robbins, Ph.D. candidate in economics, Brown University

Emmanuel Saez, Professor of Economics, University of California Berkeley

Claudia Sahm, Chief, Consumer and Community Development Research Section, Federal Reserve Board

Heather Sarsons, Ph.D. candidate in economics, Harvard University

Danny Yagan, Assistant Professor of Economics, University of California Berkeley

Abigail Wozniak, Associate Professor, University of Notre Dame


The Mayflower Hotel, Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

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