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News from EPI Media advisory: Janet Yellen to join EPI discussion on the changing economics profession

On Tuesday, October 29, from 12:00–1:30 p.m. Eastern, the Economic Policy Institute will host a discussion on the evolving thinking on key issues in economic policymaking—with a keen focus on how increased diversity in economics has brought change—and the challenges going forward.

What: Discussion on the changing thinking in economics and the changing profile of economists


  • Janet Yellen, Former Chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve, Brookings Institution Fellow
  • Nina Banks, Associate Professor of Economics at Bucknell University, EPI Board Member
  • Kayla Jones, Harvard Research Scholar Initiative and the Sadie Collective
  • Moderated by Heather Long, Economics Correspondent, Washington Post 

When: Tuesday, October 29

12:00–1:30 p.m. Eastern

Where: Economic Policy Institute
1225 Eye St. NW, Suite 600, Washington, DC 20005

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