Type: Public event

America the Unequal: A Ford School conversation on the growing gaps in American incomes, educational attainment, and more

Date & time

Jan 26, 2012, 6:00-8:30 pm EST

With Gary Burtless, Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution and the Ford School's Susan M. Dynarski, Associate Professor of Public Policy and Education.

6:00-7:00 p.m. lecture
7:00-8:30 p.m. student-alumni networking reception

Economist Gary Burtless is an influential researcher on the sources of growing wage and income inequality in the United States. He is cited widely by journalists, policymakers, and academics alike.

Education Week blogger Rick Hess recently named Sue Dynarski one ofAmerica's most visible, influential education scholars. From the optimaldesign of financial aid to rigorous evaluations of charter schools, herresearch explores the causes and consequences of inequality as well asinnovative policy solutions.

Please join us to hear from these two distinguished analysts on topics of great national importance, join in a lively conversation about policy and politics, and reconnect with old friends at the networking reception to follow.

A large group of current Ford School MPP students will be in DC for the school's annual recruiting trip. They will attend this lecture and reception as the keynote event of their visit and will be looking to connect with you about jobs and internships in DC.

We hope you will be able to join us!