A Breakfast Briefing with Brookings

The Price Is Wrong (Philadelphia)

This presentation delves into the higher prices for everyday goods paid by working families, revealing what causes those costs, and recommending a number of policy approaches—such as reducing risks to business, giving consumers more marketplace information, and curbing market abuses—to make the market work better for low-income families, bolstering the ladder to the middle class.

The metro program hosts and participates in a variety of public forums. To view a complete list of these events, please visit the metro program's Speeches and Events page which provides copies of major speeches, PowerPoint presentations, event transcripts, and event summaries.