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WaPo’s E.J. Dionne to Moderate Economic Insecurity Event

dionne.pngWaPo columnist E.J. Dionne will emcee a forum on July 22 at the New American Foundation.

The topic: Economic insecurity of American families.

At the event, the Rockefeller Foundation & Yale University economic security expert Jacob Hacker plan to launch the “Economic Security Index” (ESI), ie. a measure of income insecurity. The ESI promises to highlight new statistics on the percentage of American families with a 25 percent or greater income loss prior to and in 2010.

The presentation takes place from 10a.m. – 11:30a.m.

For a list of the wonky-sounding people on the panel…

•Janice Nittoli, Associate Vice President & Managing Director, The Rockefeller Foundation
•David Gray, Director, Workforce and Family Program, New America Foundation
•Henry Aaron, Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, Brookings Institution
•Gary Burtless, Senior Fellow, Economic Studies, Brookings Institution
•Robert Greenstein, Executive Director, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

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