Equitable Growth Presents: Dispelling Poverty Myths and Expanding Income Support

When: April 21, 2021 2:00PM - 3:00PM

Where: This event is virtual and not held in person, The Washington Center for Equitable Growth, 15th Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

Please join us for a conversation with Mark Rank, the Herbert S. Hadley professor of social welfare at Washington University in St. Louis and an expert on issues of poverty, inequality, and social justice. Rank will present research on the widespread and systemic nature of poverty, which a majority of Americans will experience at some point during their lives. This will be followed by a conversation on how understanding the “myths” of poverty can inform current policy debates on how to strengthen and expand our income-support system to invest in people and grow the economy.

This event is the next installment of “Equitable Growth Presents: Evidence for a Stronger Economy,” a lecture series that seeks to foster a deeper understanding of cutting-edge research and analysis on economic inequality and growth. These lectures bring together leading scholars to explore how new research is shifting important conversations in academia and economic policy.

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Please direct questions related to event content to Senior Manager of Academic Engagement, Christian Edlagan.  

Please direct questions related to event logistics and technology to Events & Conferences Manager, Natalie Intondi.

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The Washington Center for Equitable Growth, 15th Street Northwest, Washington, DC, USA

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