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Dream Hoarders: How the American Upper Middle Class Is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust, Why That Is a Problem, and What to Do About It

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Date: Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018
Time: 3-6 p.m. CT; including reception and book signing
Where: Clark-Fox Forum, Hillman Hall
Brown School of Social Work
Washington University in St. Louis
6350 Forsyth Blvd.
St. Louis, Mo. 63105 (Directions)

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis and the Center for Social Development at Washington University in St. Louis will co-sponsor this book event and discussion featuring Brookings Institution scholar Richard V. Reeves, author of "Dream Hoarders: How the American Upper Middle Class Is Leaving Everyone Else in the Dust, Why That Is a Problem, and What to Do About It."

St. Louis Fed and Washington University experts will join Reeves for a panel discussion after his presentation, sharing their views on the impacts of inequality and "dream hoarding" in the U.S.

A book signing and networking reception will follow the presentation and panel discussion. Participation is free, but please register early, as space is limited. Registration is required by Tuesday, Sept. 18. "Dream Hoarders" will be available for purchase at the event.

For more information, please contact Ray Boshara at 314-444-8747 or ray.j.boshara@stls.frb.org.  


Organized and presented by the St. Louis Fed's Center for Household Financial Stability and the Center for Social Development at Washington University in St. Louis. Cosponsored by Washington University’s Clark-Fox Policy Institute, Sociology Department, and the Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy.