2017 CELEBRATION: Healthy, Wealthy and Wise? Increasing Prosperity and Rising Inequality
Honoring 2017 Franklin Founder Award winners
SIR ANGUS DEATON and DR. ANNE CASE
FRIDAY, JANUARY 13, 2017
9-11 aM: Seminar about prosperity and rising inequality
Benjamin Franklin Hall, American Philosophical Society, 427 Chestnut Street
Dr. Julia Lynch, author of “Politics of Inequality in Rich Democracies”; Associate Professor of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania
Dr. Patrick T. Harker, President of Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia
Dr. George W. Boudreau, Director of Public History, LaSalle University
11:15 aM-12 pM: Public procession to Franklin’s grave
Please join other participants to march with their emblems and flags from Library Hall of the American Philosophical Society to the Christ Church Burial Ground at 5th and Arch Streets.
12-1:45 PM: Luncheon and presentation of Franklin Founder awards
Keynote addresses by Professors Sir Angus Deaton and Anne Case and presentation of the Franklin Founder Award.
The Wyndham Historic District, 4th and Arch Streets, Philadelphia
About Sir Angus Deaton and Dr. Anne Case
Sir Angus Deaton was awarded the 2015 Nobel Prize in economics; he is the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of International Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University.
Dr. Anne Case is the Alexander Stewart 1886 Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at the Woodrow Wilson School of Princeton University.
Together, they recently published Rising Morbidity and Mortality in Midlife Among White Non-Hispanic Americans in the 20th Century.
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