Economic Growth and Equality

The Center for American Progress held a forum on economic growth and equality. 
After opening remarks from Vanessa Cárdenas and Angela… read more

The Center for American Progress held a forum on economic growth and equality. 

After opening remarks from Vanessa Cárdenas and Angela Glover Blackwell, members of the first panel talked about the link between economic growth and equality. Economist Emmanuel Saez in his presentation used graphs to show the relationship between equitable distribution of wealth and economic growth. 

In the second discussion, panelists talked about the policies needed to help foster equality in the economic realm and its important to overall national prosperity. Suggestions for promoting equitable growth included strengthening unions, environmental initiatives, and increased support of the transportation system. 

Both panels included question and answers portions with the audience. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Public Affairs Event
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 22, 2011
Last Aired:
May 2, 2011

Airing Details

  • Apr 22, 2011 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 22, 2011 | 10:06am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 23, 2011 | 12:18am EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Apr 28, 2011 | 3:04pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • May 02, 2011 | 8:00am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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