Presentations available from May 6 conference on inclusive economic development

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Speaker presentations are now available from the National Economic Conference on Inclusive Economic Development and Recovery, held jointly on May 6 by the Upjohn Institute, Economic Development Quarterly, and the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City.

The virtual conference explored the impact of COVID-19 on economic inequality and assesses strategies for promoting inclusive economic development. Sessions with available presentations are linked below:

Download the full agenda.

Session moderators were Mike Horrigan, Randy Eberts, Tim Bartik and George Erickcek of the Upjohn Institute and Howard Wial of the Initiative for a Competitive Inner City. See a full list of speakers on the biographies page.

The conference was held to generate a dialogue between researchers, practitioners, and policymakers. Much of the research presented at the conference and the conference’s proceedings will be included in a special issue of Economic Development Quarterly, the premiere applied academic journal on economic and workforce development issues.

The conference was held free of charge. For more information, contact

Date: April 14, 2022