September 23, 2021
Nina Banks, president of the National Economic Association (NEA) and associate professor of economics, Bucknell University.
Sadie T.M. Alexander, the first African American economist, believed that a government job guarantees to achieve full employment was the only solution to persistent discrimination against African American workers. This lecture focuses on Alexander’s arguments for a federal job guarantee with relevance to current labor markets.
A book sale and signing will follow the presentation.
This program is sponsored by the Clarke Forum for Contemporary Issues and co-sponsored by the departments of economics, history, women's gender & sexuality studies, and law & policy, the Popel Shaw Center for Race & Ethnicity, and the Women's & Gender Resource Center.
This event will also be livestreamed. For the livestream link and more information visit http://clarke.dickinson.edu/thursday-september-23-2021/