Dr. Joseph Stiglitz, chief economist at the Roosevelt Institute. Submitted photo

Damariscotta’s Frances Perkins Center plans this month to host an online webinar, “Ending Economic Inequality: New Pathways to Shared Prosperity,” with audience questions and answers.

The event will be held at 4 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, with two economists who work to solve the issues causing today’s high cost of economic inequality.

Joelle Gamble, chief economist at the U.S. Department of Labor. Submitted photo

Joseph Stiglitz and Joelle Gamble will discuss dynamic proposals and financial strategies to shape a stronger, more equitable, and healthier nation, according to a news release from Emma Wegner, program and education director at the center.

Stiglitz is the Frances Perkins Center’s 2023 FPC Intelligence and Courage Award honoree and the Nobel Prize-winning chief economist at the Roosevelt Institute.

Allison Beck, Frances Perkins Center board member. Submitted photo

Gamble, the center’s 2017 FPC Open Door Award honoree, is chief economist at the U.S. Department of Labor and special assistant to the president for economic policy.

Center Board member Allison Beck, former general counsel of the Machinists Union and director of Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service under President Obama, will moderate.

For information and to register, visit francesperkinscenter.org.



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