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Mar

POSTPONED: Get Educated 2020 Election Series: Economy

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Time & Date

Tuesday, March 31, 2020, 7:00 pm

Doors open at 6:00pm

Event Location

WBUR CitySpace 890 Commonwealth Avenue Boston, MA 02215Open in Google Maps

Join us for "Get Educated: The Defining Issues of the 2020 Presidential Election," a seven-part series where WBUR reporters and a panel of experts dissect the issues and analyze policy plans being put forth by the candidates.

WBUR Bostonomix reporter Callum Borchers will moderate a conversation on the economy’s multifaceted impacts on the upcoming election including the trade war, national debt and income inequality to name a few.

Events on big tech and privacy, foreign policy, immigration and the future of democracy to be added to the series lineup soon.

Panelists

Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee - Ford Foundation international professor of economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; 2019 Nobel Prize winner, economics

Esther Duflo - Abdul Latif Jameel Professor of poverty alleviation and development economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; 2019 Nobel Prize winner, economics

N. Gregory Mankiw - Robert M. Beren professor of economics, Harvard University

Tanisha M. Sullivan - President, NAACP, Boston Branch