Joint Economic Committee


1100 Longworth House Office Building

A hearing transcript is available here.


Hearing on “The Decline of Economic Opportunity in the United States: Causes and Consequences”


Dr. Timothy Kane

JP Conte Fellow in Immigration Studies, Hoover Institution

Washington, D.C.

*Dr. Kane will present the testimony of of Dr. Lazear, who is unable to attend 

The Honorable Edward Lazear

Professor of Economics, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University

Morris Arnold and Nona Jean Cox Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

Former Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers

Stanford, California


Mr. John Lettieri

Co-Founder and Senior Director for Policy and Strategy, Economic Innovation Group

Washington, D.C.


Dr. Jared Bernstein

Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Washington, D.C.



10:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 5, 2017