ADVISORY: Bargaining for the American Dream: What Unions do for Mobility, Featuring Lawrence H. Summers and Richard B. Freeman

Contact: Allison Preiss
Phone: 202.478.6331

Washington, D.C. — Progressives and conservatives can agree that one of the central challenges facing the United States is the need to increase economic mobility. On Wednesday, September 9, the Center for American Progress will host Harvard University economist Richard B. Freeman and former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Lawrence H. Summers, currently Charles W. Eliot University Professor at Harvard, for a discussion on the role of unions in the economy and society.At the event, CAP will release new research examining the relationship between mobility and union membership—a factor that previous […]