Center for American Progress

: The Reconnection Agenda: Reuniting Growth and Prosperity
Past Event

The Reconnection Agenda: Reuniting Growth and Prosperity

12:00 - 1:00 PM EDT

The reconnection Agenda

Jared Bernstein’s timely new book—The Reconnection Agenda—argues that while there are many uniquely positive attributes about the U.S. economy, something is fundamentally wrong: Economic growth can no longer be counted on to deliver broadly shared prosperity. The policy agenda put forth by those in power has either proven to be inadequate or has been blocked by gridlocked politics.

The Reconnection Agenda presents concrete policy solutions that can get us to full employment, make monetary and fiscal policy work together more effectively, promote mobility, and break the “economic shampoo cycle” (bubble, bust, repeat) that has characterized our economy for decades.

Please join us as our panel of economic experts explores how to separate the real reconnection agendas from the phony ones in order to move toward a more prosperous and equitable future.

The first 30 attendees will get a free copy of The Reconnection Agenda, signed by the author!

Featured panelists:

Jared Bernstein, Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Jamelle Bouie, Staff Writer at Slate
Jennifer Erickson, Director of Competitiveness and Economic Growth, Center for American Progress

Moderated by:
Teresa Tritch, Member of the Editorial Board, The New York Times