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Joint Center Economic Policy Director Joins #AVinDC Panel on Jobs & Economy

On Feb. 22, Joint Center’s Economic Policy Director Jessica Fulton joined a panel on jobs and economy at an AV convening, Framing the Future: Autonomous Vehicles in the Capital Region.

The panel, which included Dēmos Economist Algernon Austin as a presenter and Transport Workers Union of America Researcher Amy Willis and Jobs With Justice Research Director Erin Johansson as speakers, covered “the potential effects of AVs on personal, local, and national economics, with an emphasis on those who will feel the greatest changes.”

The convening was organized by The Union of Concerned Scientists, Greater Greater Washington, PolicyLink, and the University of Maryland National Center for Smart Growth.
Check out some tweets from the event below.

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The Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, America’s Black think tank, is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization founded in 1970 and based in Washington, DC. The Joint Center's mission is to inform and illuminate the nation's major public policy debates through research, analysis, and information dissemination in order to improve the socioeconomic status of Black communities in the United States; expand their effective participation in the political and public policy arenas; and promote communication and relationships across racial and ethnic lines to strengthen the nation's pluralistic society.