Journal Article

Widening gap between rich and poor poses challenge to U.S.

Abstract: Economist Jeffrey Fuhrer, a nonresident fellow at the Brookings Institution and former Boston Fed director of research, discusses the nation’s income and wealth gaps and offers proposals to close them. Fuhrer’s recently published book, “The Myth that Made Us,” explores inequalities in the nation’s economic system.

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Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas

Part of Series: Southwest Economy

Publication Date: 2023-12-13

Note: On the record: A conversation with Jeffrey Fuhrer. Audio file from the Southwest Economy Podcast conversation with Jeffrey Fuhrer, "When you don't get ahead by simply working harder."