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News from EPI Media advisory: EPI economist Monique Morrissey to testify before the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee on challenges older workers face

On Wednesday at 2:30 p.m. Eastern, EPI Economist Monique Morrissey will testify before the U.S. Congress Joint Economic Committee to examine the challenges older workers face—which have been magnified by the pandemic—and how public policy can address them to strengthen the labor market and promote economic growth.

What: Hearing on “Building a Better Labor Market: Empowering Older Workers for a Stronger Economy”


  • Monique Morrissey, Economist, Economic Policy Institute
  • Teresa Ghilarducci, Irene and Bernard L. Schwartz Professor of Economics & Policy Analysis and Director of the Schwartz Center for Economic Policy Analysis, The New School for Social Research
  • Jocelyn Frye, President, National Partnership for Women and Families
  • Andrew Biggs, Senior Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

When: 2:30 p.m. Eastern, Wednesday, February 9, 2022

Where: Remote, livestreaming available here.