Subcommittee Holds Hearing
On September 17, 2014, the Subcommittee on Economic Policy of the Senate Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Committee held a hearing about the economic impacts of rising inequality.
During the hearing, panelists discussed research showing that lower levels of economic inequality produce societies with more stable financial systems, the value of entrepreneurship, and the relationship between political and economic inequality.
- Ms. Heather McGhee, President, Demos
- Dr. Amir Sufi, Professor of Finance, University of Chicago
- Ms. Claudia Viek, CEO, ?California Association for Micro Enterprise Opportunity (CAMEO)
- Dr. Adam Hersh, Senior Economist, ?Center for American Progress
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