Event Date/Time: Nov 04, 2007 End Date/Time: Nov 05, 2007
Registration Date: Oct 22, 2007
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Description

Wealth Inequality and the Eroding Middle Class.
Conference of the UNC Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity and the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy
November 4 & 5, 2007
George Watts Hill Alumni Center, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

The keynote address will be delivered by Dr. Robert Kuttner, co-founding editor of The American Prospect, co-founder of the Economic Policy Institute and Senior Distinguished Fellow, Demos.

While wealth inequality is not new, reports of the rapid polarization of income and assets in the United States and abroad are dramatic and remarkable. To explore the ramifications of this trend, the Center on Poverty, Work and Opportunity and the American Constitution Society for Law and Policy are co-sponsoring a conference that will engage distinguished academics, policymakers, nonprofit organizations and other stakeholders in a dialogue about wealth inequality in the United States within a global context.

Please mark your calendars and join us, and our renowned speakers and panelists, as we examine domestic and global wealth inequality patterns and their implications.

Access the conference registration form at http://www.law.unc.edu/documents/poverty/conference/2007confregistrationform.pdf

View the conference brochure at http://www.law.unc.edu/documents/poverty/conference/wealthinequalityconferencebrochure.pdf

Venue

on the UNC-CH campus
Chapel Hill
North Carolina
United States
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Additional Information

$40 for regular registration; $100 for NC CLE credit-seeking attorneys; $20 for students. All fees include a reception on November 4, lunch on November 5, conference materials, snacks and drinks.