Humanities Institute Lecture: "FALLING BEHIND: HOW RISING INEQUALITY HARMS THE MIDDLE CLASS"

Tuesday, November 6, 2007
7:30 PM
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The Scripps College Humanities Institute Fall 2007 Lecture Series

UNEQUAL WE STAND:  What Future for the American Middle Class?


FALLING BEHIND: How Rising Inequality Harms the Middle Class

ROBERT H. FRANK

Henrietta Johnson Louis Professor of Management

Professor of Economics, Johnson Graduate School of Management

Cornell University

 

Tuesday, November 6, 2007

7:30 p.m.

Garrison Theater

(Scripps College Performing Arts Center)

 

THIS EVENT IS FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

 

For more information please call the Scripps College Humanities Institute

(909) 621-8326, or visit our website


Professor Frank is a monthly contributor to the "Economic Scene" column in The New York Times. Until 2001, he was the Goldwin Smith Professor of Economics, Ethics, and Public Policy in Cornell's College of Arts and Sciences. He has also served as a Peace Corps volunteer in rural Nepal, chief economist for the Civil Aeronautics Board, fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, and was Professor of American Civilization at l'Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sciences Sociales in Paris. Frank's books include Choosing the Right Pond, Passions within Reason, Microeconomics and Behavior, Luxury Fever, and What Price the Moral High Ground? The Winner-Take-All Society, co-authored with Philip Cook, was named a Notable Book of the Year by The New York Times, and was included in Business Week's list of the ten best books for 1995. Frank holds a BS in mathematics from the Georgia Institute of Technology, an MA in statistics from UC Berkeley and a PhD in economics, also from UC Berkeley.

 

http://www.johnson.cornell.edu/faculty/profiles/frank/

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