Boston Federal Reserve Economic Conference: "Racial Disparities in Today’s Economy"


Conference Start Date
04 Oct 2021

Conference End Date
06 Oct 2021

Virtual, registration at conference website

Announcement Description
This virtual conference will feature new research that explores persistent racial disparities in economic outcomes for workers and households. The conference will introduce scholarly studies summarizing the current state of economic knowledge about racial disparities, provide new insight that enhances our understanding of the role that racial discrimination continues to play, and present commentary on existing policies and proposed policies intended to address these disparities. The Federal Reserve Bank of Boston Economic Conference Series fosters discussion and critical engagement among academics, central bankers, policymakers, and other experts on important economic policy topics.

Virtual Event October 4, 5, and 6, 2021
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Agenda summary:
Monday, October 4, 2021: 10:00AM – 2:00PM (EST): Keynote, Labor Markets; Opening remarks by Boston Fed President Eric Rosengren and a keynote address by Kerwin K. Charles of the Yale School of Management.
Tuesday, October 5, 2021: 10:00AM – 3:00 PM (EST): Educational Attainment, Housing, & Wealth
Wednesday, October 6, 2021: 9:00AM – 1:30 PM (EST): Criminal Justice, Paths Forward

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