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On April 5, 2017, the Joint Economic Committee held a hearing entitled, "The Decline of Economic Opportunity in the United States: Causes and Consequences. The following witnesses testified at the hearing:

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.

Congressman Pat Tiberi of the 12th Congressional District of Ohio presided over the hearing. A full transcipt and committee report is available here or by clicking on the document below.