Washington, D.C. — On March 2, the Center for American Progress will host Sandra Black, a former member of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Barack Obama, and leading American and Japanese economic policy experts for a discussion on shared economic challenges for the United States and Japan, including women’s economic equality.
As Japan faces challenges in encouraging economic growth with higher levels of female labor force participation and the United States faces a potential stalling-out of progress in increasing women’s economic equality, how can our two countries learn from each other’s successes and failures? Experts will discuss shared challenges to advancing the mutual goals of expanding economic opportunity and maintaining economic growth.
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Neera Tanden, President and CEO, Center for American Progress
Sandra E. Black, Audre and Bernard Rapaport Centennial Chair in Economics and Public Affairs, The University of Texas at Austin; former member, Council of Economic Advisers
Sawako Shirahase, Professor, University of Tokyo
Ryo Kambayashi, Professor, Institute of Economic Research, Hitotsubashi University
Adriana Kugler, Full Professor, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University
Shilpa Phadke, Senior Director, Women’s Initiative, Center for American Progress
Kate Bahn, Economist, Center for American Progress
March 2, 2017
10:00 a.m. ET – 11:30 a.m. ET
Center for American Progress
1333 H Street NW, 10th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005
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