Seminar Series: Rise of Monopoly Power in the United States—Macroeconomic Implications (Invitation only)

When: 11/14/2017 12:15 pm - 11/14/2017 1:30 pm

Where: Suite 850, 1500 K Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States


The Washington Center for Equitable Growth hosted Jacob Robbins, Ph.D. candidate in economics at Brown University and Junior Fellow at Equitable Growth, for a seminar exploring a number of important macroeconomic trends in the United States over the past forty years. Among these trends: the rise of monopoly power and business concentration, the large increase in asset prices, the decrease in labor’s share of national income, the decline in the interest rate, and the decline in investment.

This event was be the latest installment of our monthly academic seminar series, which aims to elevate important new research on issues related to whether and how economic inequality impacts economic growth. It was be hosted at our offices in Washington, DC.

Video of the seminar is available here.

For questions, please contact Nisha Chikhale at


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


1500 K Street Northwest, Washington, DC, United States

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