PRESS RELEASE: PRESS CALL TUES. 11AM ET: ECONOMISTS DISCUSS THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN’S IMPACT ON GDP, RESPOND TO INFLATION FEAR-MONGERING

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
March 15, 2021

Contact:
Maddy McDaniel, Communications Director

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PRESS CALL TUES. 11AM ET: ECONOMISTS DISCUSS THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN’S IMPACT ON GDP, RESPOND TO INFLATION FEAR-MONGERING

Economic Policy Institute’s Josh Bivens, Roosevelt Institute Fellow Mark Paul, and Former Federal Reserve Economist Claudia Sahm Join Press Call Organized by Invest in America

OECD Says Public Investment In American Rescue Plan Will Increase Economic Growth By Nearly 4% This Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Tuesday, March 16 at 11:00am ET, Invest in America will convene a group of top economists to discuss the impact the American Rescue Plan will have on GDP and job growth, and to respond to fear-mongering from critics  about inflation. Register for the call here

Who:

  • Josh Bivens, director of research at the Economic Policy Institute who specializes in macroeconomics, fiscal, and monetary policy.

  • Claudia Sahm, former Federal Reserve economist and Senior Fellow at the Jain Family Institute.

  • Mark Paul, assistant professor of economics at New College of Florida and fellow at the Roosevelt Institute.

What: 

  • Economists discuss the impact the American Rescue Plan will have on GDP and respond to fear-mongering about inflation.

When: 

  • Tuesday, March 16 at 11:00AM ET

Where: 

  • RSVP for the press call here.

About Invest in America

Invest In America is a national rapid response operation advocating for robust public investment to rescue the economy from the COVID crisis and create prosperity for the future, and to fight back against fear-mongers who use deficit concerns as a scapegoat to starve American communities and businesses of resources.

The operation consists of two components: Invest in America, the charitable and public education arm, which is a fiscally sponsored project of Economic Security Project funded by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and Economic Security Project co-chair Chris Hughes; and Invest in America Action, the advocacy and social welfare arm, which is a fiscally sponsored project of Economic Security Project Action funded by Chris Hughes and the Omidyar Network.

Learn more at InvestInAmericaNow.com and @InvestNowUSA, and InvestinAmericaProject.com.

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