links for 2008-05-16
Jeebus! This Is Humiliating!

Rising Economic Insecurity

If you are in DC the week after next on May 29, this looks very useful:

Economic Policy Institute forum.... Breakfast & Registration: 10:00 - 10:30 AM. Presentations & Discussion: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM. Book signing: 12:30 - 1:00 PM

Moderator: Louis Uchitelle, The New York Times...


Jacob Hacker, Professor of Political Science, Yale University, Institution for Social and Policy Studies; Elisabeth Jacobs: Fellow, Harvard University, Multidisciplinary Program on Inequality & Social Policy. Hacker and Jacobs will present and discuss their new study: "The Rising Instability of American Family Incomes, 1969-2004."

Peter Gosselin, Los Angeles Times. Gosselin will discuss his new book, High Wire. The Precarious Financial Lives of American Families (Basic Books, June 2, 2008) (available for purchase and signing at event).

Discussant: Brink Lindsey, Cato Institute. Author of The Age of Abundance: How Prosperity Transformed America's Politics and Culture. (Collins)

Economic Policy Institute
1333 H Street, NW
East Tower, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20005