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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.

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Matt Fellowes

Former Brookings Expert

CEO and Founder - United Income

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