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Building a Better Labor Market: Empowering Older Workers for a Stronger Economy


A remote hearing before the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee will be held on Wednesday, February 9, 2022, at 2:30 p.m. ET.                                       

Hearing: “Building a Better Labor Market: Empowering Older Workers for a Stronger Economy”


Dr. Teresa Ghilarducci
Irene and Bernard L. Schwartz Professor of Economics & Policy Analysis and Director of the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis
The New School for Social Research
New York, NY 

Dr. Monique Morrissey
Economic Policy Institute
Washington, DC 

Ms. Jocelyn Frye
National Partnership for Women and Families
Washington, DC

Dr. Andrew Biggs
Senior Fellow
American Enterprise Institute
Washington, DC


Date: 2:30 p.m. ET, Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Location:  Remote

Chairman Donald S. Beyer Jr. presiding.

Chairman Beyer's Opening Statement

Ranking Member Lee's Opening Statement

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