The William F. Buckley, Jr. Program at Yale invites you to their event, “Competition, Insurance, and Fairness: What Role For Minimum Wages?” on Thursday, March 30 at 4:30 pm in LC 211. The Buckley Program will welcome Dr. Stan Veuger and Ms. Rachel West to debate the issue of minimum wage in a Firing Line debate moderated by Dr. Costas Meghir. The event will be cosponsored by the American Enterprise Institute’s Executive Council at Yale.
Dr. Stan Veuger is a resident scholar at the American Enterprise Institute with research focused on the political economy and public finance, the editor of AEI Economic Perspectives, and a former visiting lecturer of economics at Harvard University. Ms. Rachel West is an Associate Director for the Poverty to Prosperity Program at the Center for American Progress and a previous economic policy researcher at the University of California, Berkeley, with work focusing on minimum wage and public assistance. Dr. Costas Meghir is the Douglas A Warner III Professor of Economics at Yale University and a research fellow at the Institute for Fiscal Studies.
Currently, the question of raising minimum wage remains prominent, as do the ways in which competition, insurance, and fairness interact to affect the issue. Join the Buckley Program and the American Enterprise Institute’s Executive Council at Yale for a discussion of this interesting and relevant topic on Thursday, March 30 at 4:30 pm in LC 211. The event is free and open to the public!
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