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The Continuing Unemployment Crisis: Causes, Cures, and Questions for Further Study

Date: April 12, 2011
Location: St. Louis, Missouri

Christina D. Romer, PhD, former chair of President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers, delivered a keynote address to open a panel discussion on the unemployment crisis. Panel discussion participants included Washington University professors Marion Crain, William Emmons, Steven Fazzari, and Michael Sherraden.

This event, part of Washington University’s Livable Lives Initiative, was co-sponsored by the Brown School’s Center for Social Development and Youngdahl Lecture Series, the Law School’s Center for the Interdisciplinary Study of Work and Social Capital, the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government & Public Policy, and the Center for New Institutional Social Sciences.