Welcoming Remarks, Book Launch: Shared Prosperity in America’s Communities

Abstract: President Patrick T. Harker provides opening remarks at the book launch for Shared Prosperity in America?s Communities, a collection of essays coedited by the Philadelphia Fed?s Community Development Studies & Education Department and the University of Pennsylvania?s Penn Institute for Urban Research. He highlights the importance of engaging in research on inequality and social mobility to promote economic growth.

Keywords: Shared Prosperity in America’s Communities; Geography; Opportunity; Inequality; Poverty; Economics; Social mobility; Economic mobility; Families; ;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Part of Series: Speech

Publication Date: 2016-03-25

Number: 118

Pages: 3 pages