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Gutman Library Hybrid Book Talk: America’s Hidden Economic Engines

Monday, March 4, 2024, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Gutman Library
Online, Open to the public, Book Talk,

Please register:

In person: bit.ly/HiddenEconEngines

On Zoom: bit.ly/HiddenEconVirtual

In America’s Hidden Economic Engines, editors Robert B. Schwartz and Rachel Lipson spotlight community and technical colleges as institutions uniquely equipped to foster more equitable economic growth across America’s regions. Schwartz and Lipson demonstrate that these colleges are the best-placed institutions to reverse the decades-long rise in US economic inequality by race, class, and geography.


Robert B. Schwartz, AB, ’59, C.A.S.’67, Professor of Practice, Emeritus, HGSE

Rachel Lipson, BA, MBA, MPP, Senior Policy Advisor in the CHIPS Program Office, U.S. Department of Commerce


Peter Blair, Assistant Professor of Education at HGSE, will moderate the conversation.

Kenneth Adams, President of LaGuardia Community College, will introduce the speakers.

Please contact myanne_krivoshey@gse.harvard.edu if you have questions/requests regarding accessibility.
All of Gutman Library virtual events are open to the public and are live-captioned.

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Myanne Krivoshey