FORUM EVENT | MARCH 30, 2018
With Thomas Piketty, Professor at EHESS and the Paris School of Economics, author of 'Capital in the Twenty-First Century.' The inaugural James M. and Cathleen D. Stone Lecture in Economic Inequality is sponsored by the Multidisciplinary Program on Inequality and Social Policy.
March 30, 2018 | 4PM
A new study, led by researchers at Harvard, Stanford, and the Census Bureau, reveals that young black men raised in wealthy families are more likely to become poor than stay wealthy in their adult lives. Quoted: William Julius Wilson
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Sons of Rich Black Families Fare No Better Than Sons of Working-Class Whites
The New York Times, March 19, 2018
A new study, led by researchers at Harvard, Stanford, and the Census Bureau, reveals that young black men raised in wealthy families are more likely to become poor than stay wealthy in their adult lives. The sweeping study traced the lives of millions of children.
Quoted: William Julius Wilson
Vexing health problems can be solved, Gawande says
Harvard Gazette, March 12, 2018
Tackling complex issues such as opioid addiction, gun violence, and uneven access to medical care seems daunting, but Atul Gawande said history shows that over time, the nation can solve its public health challenges.
Opioid Crisis Gets Washington’s Attention
March 8, 2018, Wall Street Journal
Republican leaders are pressing ahead with an array of opioid-related efforts, while Democrats are calling the GOP actions insufficient.
Quoted: Robert Blendon