Other Events: Symposium: The Decline of the Middle Class

Thursday, November 6, 2014: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
Cimarron (Convention Center)

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Speakers:  Melissa Kearney, University of Maryland, David Autor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Andrew Cherlin, Johns Hopkins University and Brian Nolan, University College Dublin

Moderator: Melissa Kearney, University of Maryland and Brookings Institution Speakers: David Autor, MIT Andrew Cherlin, Johns Hopkins University Brian Nolan, University College, Dublin With the rise in inequality over the past few decades, a good deal of attention has focused on those at the bottom, and the top. But the trends for the middle class are also concerning. This timely symposium will focus on what’s happened to the labor market for the middle class, what this means for families, and how this is playing out both in the US and overseas.
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