Joint Economic Committee


1100 Longworth House Office Building

WASHINGTON, DC—Chairman Pat Tiberi (R-Ohio) today announced that the Joint Economic Committee will hold a hearing on Thursday, June 8, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in room 1100 of the Longworth House Office Building.


Hearing on “Economic Aspects of the Opioid Crisis”


Professor Sir Angus Deaton

Laureate of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences

Senior Scholar and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of Economics and International Affairs Emeritus

Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Economics Department

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ


The Honorable Mike DeWine

Ohio Attorney General

Columbus, Ohio


Dr. Lisa N. Sacco

Crime Policy Analyst

Congressional Research Service

Library of Congress

Washington, D.C.


Dr. Richard G. Frank

Margaret T. Morris Professor of Health Economics

Department of Health Care Policy

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA



10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 8, 2017


1100 Longworth House Office Building

Chairman Pat Tiberi presiding.

Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service should contact Connie Foster at (202) 224-5171 or email no later than 5:00 pm on Tuesday, June 6, 2017.

Members of the Media:

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