The Joint Center’s economic policy program identifies challenges and opportunities for advancing the economic status of Black communities. See below for research, analysis, and activities related to economic policy.
On February 21, Joint Center Vice President Jessica Fulton joined a panel at in The Second Annual Sadie T.M. Alexander Conference for Economics and Related Fields. The event gathered economists and policy practitioners to discuss the “longstanding systemic and structural barriers that have prevented Black women from pursuing careers in quantitative science fields, and to…Read More
On January 24, the Joint Center hosted the second event in our breakfast policy series: A Voice at the Table. This discussion series is an opportunity to discuss critical topics such as the future of work, diversity & inclusion, the use of big data, financial capability, emerging economic trends, and other issues that affect Black…Read More
In December, the Joint Center and Third Way released findings from a survey of 1,200 African Americans across the nation to highlight the attitudes, priorities, and values of Black Americans as we approach 2020. Read a summary of the findings, co-authored by Joint Center Economic Policy Director Jessica Fulton and Third Way Senior Political Analyst…Read More
On December 6, the Joint Center hosted its inaugural breakfast policy forum, A Voice at the Table. This discussion series provides an opportunity for key policy leaders and stakeholders to discuss critical topics such as the future of work, diversity & inclusion, the use of big data, financial capability, emerging economic trends, and other issues…Read More