Economic-Political Ramifications of Inequality Poster

Free and open to the public

 All conference events are in Buntrock Commons


 3:30 p.m. Opening and Welcome by Dan Hofrenning, professor of political science and
associate dean social sciences
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Keynote: Professor Casey Mulligan
The Redistribution Recession

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 7:00 p.m.

Keynote: Professor Steven Fazzari
Income Inequality, The Great Recession, and Slow Recovery

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 8:30 a.m. Complimentary continental breakfast Ballroom Hallway
 9:30 a.m.

 Keynote: Professor Theda Skocpol
The Inequality Challenge in American Politics and Public Policy

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Student Panel

Following the last speaker from the Social Science Conference, students will lead
a panel discussion to continue the conversation.  Student representatives from
the Political Science, Economics, and Sociology/Anthropology majors will address
inequality through the lens of their disciplines and lead a discussion.

Join us as we debrief the speakers together and exchange ideas about relevant

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Live Streaming of the 2015 Social Science Conference lectures:

The Redistribution Recession, Casey Mulligan, University of Chicago:

Inequality, the Great Recession and the Slow Recovery,  Steven Fazzari, Washington University:

The Inequality Challenge in American Politics and Public Policy, Theda Skocpol, Harvard University:

This conference is funded by the social science faculty, the Institute for Freedom and Community,
and the David L. & Margery Ostrom Scheie Endowment