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Hearing: Measuring Economic Inequality in the United States

2020 of the Rayburn House Office Building

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A hearing before the Joint Economic Committee will be held on Wednesday, October 16, 2019, at 2:15 p.m., in room 2020 of the Rayburn House Office Building.                                     

Hearing:         “Measuring Economic Inequality in the United States”

Witnesses:     Dr. Gabriel Zucman, Associate Professor of Economics
                         University of California, Berkeley and Co-Director
                         World Inequality Database
                           Berkeley, CA

                           Dr. Heather Boushey, President & CEO and Co-Founder
                         Washington Center for Equitable Growth
                           Washington, DC

                           Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin, President
                         American Action Forum
                           Washington, DC

                           Dr. Eric Zwick, Associate Professor of Finance and Fama
                         Fellow, University of Chicago Booth School of Business
                         University of Chicago
                           Chicago, IL

Date:                2:15 p.m., Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Location:        2020 Rayburn House Office Building

Vice-Chair Carolyn Maloney's Opening Statement

Chairman Mike Lee's Opening Statement

Vice Chair Carolyn B. Maloney presiding.

Individuals with disabilities who require an auxiliary aid or service should contact Amalia Halikias at (202) 577-9447 or email no later than 1:00 pm on Friday, October 11, 2019.