Twin Cities Big Questions: Can poverty and inequality ever be eradicated?

Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020

6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.

Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center & Gallery Mairs Concert Hall

Registration is closed. 

Hunger, discrimination, housing, education, segregation, jobs, immigration, healthcare. When it comes to ending poverty and inequality in the United States, where do we begin? Economics uses theory and empirical research to analyze the determinants of poverty and inequality, and offers potential strategies to overcome them. Join us for a conversation about some of our country’s most intractable issues—and find out what’s working. 

Featuring Provost and Dean of Faculty Karine Moe, F.R. Bigelow Professor of Economics and Gloria Perez `88, president and CEO of the Women's Foundation of Minnesota in conversation with President Brian Rosenberg.

If you require ADA accommodations to make this event accessible or have questions regarding this event, please contact Hannah Mitchell at 651-696-6894 or email

Contact: Hannah Mitchell at 651-696-6894 or email


This event is for: Alumni, Faculty, Parents and Families, Staff, Students

Admission: Free to attend

Sponsored by: Advancement, Alumni Engagement

Listed under: Alumni Events, Featured Events, Front Page Events

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