The SF Fed Economic Education team attended the National Council on Economic Education Conference in Phoenix, AZ, on Friday, October 7. Economist Mary Daly also attended, speaking about the importance of investing in human capital to raise the speed limit on the slow growth economy.
In her remarks, the SF Fed Senior Vice President and Associate Director of Research discussed the outlook for the U.S. economy and considered whether the American Dream is still achievable for most Americans.
Daly highlighted the role of education in promoting economic growth and mobility. She argues that college remains a great investment for most Americans. View the full presentation below:
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