#financialrealities

In the Red: How Americans Experience the Economy

Mar 11, 2019

5:00pm – 6:00pm CT

Recording: In the Red: How Americans Experience the Economy, Mar 11, 2019

The usual metrics used to assess the economy—unemployment rate, median wage, gross domestic product—fail to paint an accurate picture of the lives of American workers. Households face a host of financial difficulties, including stagnating wages, increasing expenses, and volatile income. These day-to-day experiences are not reflected in national narratives about the economy. What’s truly happening financially across the U.S. and what are the greatest financial challenges facing American workers?



Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Christopher Cabaldon

City of West Sacramento

Sheida Elmi

The Aspen Institute

Abby Lantz

The Pew Charitable Trusts

Aparna Mathur

American Enterprise Institute

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Format:

Panel

Type:

Session

Track:

Cities, Government & Politics

Level:

Intermediate