October 1, 2010
Jobs and the Future of the U.S. Economy: Possibilities and Limits
9:30 - 11:30 am
Armour J. Blackburn University Center, Hilltop Terrace
2400 Sixth Street, NW
Washington, D.C., 20059
CEPR Senior Economist John Schmitt took part in a presentation on jobs proposals as part of Howard University's day-long conference on "Jobs and the Future of the U.S. Economy." Other participants included Ron Baiman of the Chicago Political Economy Group and Center for Tax and Budget Accountability; Joshua Bivens of the Economic Policy Institute; Mathew Forstater of the Center for Full Employment and Price Stability and University of Missouri, Kansas City; Darrick Hamilton of the New School for Management and Urban Policy and the Center for Economic Policy Analysis; Philip Harvey of the National Jobs for All Coalition and Rutgers University Law School, Camden; and Jeffrey Thompson of the Political Economic Research Institute and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.
The event was sponsored by the Howard University Economics Department, the Chicago Political Economy Group, the National Jobs for All Coalition, the Center for Full Employment and Price Stability, the Center for Economic and Policy Research, the Center for Tax and Budget Accountability and the U.S. Solidarity Economics Network.