Join Us for Our First Equitable Growth Grantee Conference (Invitation Only)

When: 09/21/2016 8:30 am - 09/21/2016 5:30 pm

Where: The Kimpton Donovan Hotel, 1155 14th Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

The Washington Center for Equitable Growth hosted its inaugural grantee conference on Wednesday, September 21, 2016, in Washington, DC.  The conference was an opportunity for grantees to meet Equitable Growth staff, members of our Steering Committee, the policy community, and, importantly, each other.

Following the conference, Equitable Growth hosted a cocktail hour and dinner at Elizabeth’s on L (1341 L Street, NW, Washington, DC). The dinner included conference participants as well as members of the policy and funder communities, and select members of the press.

The conference and dinner were by invitation only. For questions, please contact Korin Davis at


Click here to see the final agenda and the complete list of participants!

Featured speakers include:

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

Raj Chetty, Professor of Economics, Stanford University

Emmanuel Saez, Professor of Economics and Director of the Center for Equitable Growth, University of California, Berkeley

Elisabeth Jacobs, Senior Director for Policy, Washington Center for Equitable Growth

Presentations of funded research by:

Adrien Auclert, Stanford University

Michael Carr, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Kristen Harknett, University of Pennsylvania

Kyle Herkenhoff, University of Minnesota

David Johnson, University of  Michigan)

Atif Mian, Princeton University

Pascal Noel, Harvard University

Gordon Phillips, Dartmouth College

Daniel Schneider, University of California, Berkeley

Timothy Smeeding, University of Wisconsin, Madison

Emil Verner, Princeton University

Emily Wiemers, University of Massachusetts, Boston

Heidi Williams, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Owen Zidar, University of Chicago


The Kimpton Donovan Hotel, 1155 14th Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States


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