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Aspen Institute Hosts Discussion on Raising the Minimum Wage

March 14, 2013

The Aspen Institute is hosting a lunchtime dialogue entitled “Raising the Minimum Wage: A Different Approach to the Jobs Problem.”

The event will take place:

March 15 (rescheduled from March 6)

12:00 PM – 1:30

Aspen Institute, One Dupont Circle, NW, Suite 700

Washington, D.C. 

The dialogue will be moderated by Roben Farzad, a Bloomberg Businessweek contributor, and  will feature:

  • Nick Hanauer, entrepreneur and venture capitalist, Second Avenue Partners
  • Christine Owens, executive director, National Employment Law Project
  • Heidi Shierholz, economist, Economic Policy Institute
  • Ron Unz, publisher, The American Conservative

To attend, register online.

For more information, visit the Aspen Institute website, or contact Matt Helmer at 202-341-4992 or

“Raising the Minimum Wage: A Different Approach to the Jobs Problem” is the first discussion in an Aspen Institute series titled Working in America, which will focus on ideas and policies to improve opportunities for American workers.

— by Deane Beebe

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