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2nd Annual Household Balance Sheet Research Symposium

Date: May 8-9, 2014
Location: ​St. Louis, Missouri

​Can Younger Americans Realize the American Dream?

The Fragile Balance Sheets of Americans Under Age 40, and Why That Matters

Noon – 7 p.m. | Thursday, May 8, 2014 – includes lunch and a dinner reception
8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. | Friday, May 9, 2014 – includes breakfast and lunch
The Center for Social Development at Washington University and the Research Department of the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis will host the 2nd annual symposium, which will be held at the St. Louis Fed. The tentative theme of next year’s symposium is “Realizing the American Dream for Younger Americans” (those aged 40 and under). The symposium will feature keynote presentations and commissioned papers, as well as a competitive call for papers, which will be issued in October 2013.
Registration will open in late February or early March 2014 through the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis.
Draft Agenda:
Thursday, May 8, 2014: Noon – 7 p.m.; includes lunch and a dinner reception
Friday, May 9, 2014: 8 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.; includes breakfast and lunch
Papers, presentations and videos from the inaugural symposium, held Feb. 7-9, 2013, may be found here.