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Don Peck, Atlantic Magazine Features Editor and Author, to Discuss "Can the Middle Class Be Saved?" at WWS, November 30

Audience: 
Open to the Public

Don Peck MPA '94, a features editor of The Atlantic and author of "Pinched: How the Great Recession Has Narrowed Our Futures and What We Can Do About It", will present a public talk titled, "Can the Middle Class Be Saved?" on Wednesday, November 30, in Dodds Auditorium, Robertson Hall. Peck's talk is the part a series of discussions focusing on economic recovery.

Peck covers economics and culture, among other subjects, and commissions many of the magazine’s feature stories.

He is the author of the new book, “Pinched,” which is based on his cover story from the March 2010 issue of The Atlantic magazine. In the book, the author analyses more than 100 years of economic recessions, depressions and recoveries and details how the lingering effects of our current recession will be felt by those hardest hit for the remainder of their professional lives

Prior to becoming a journalist, Peck was a principal at the Advisory Board Company, a large strategic research firm and management consultancy. He has a B.A. in government modified with economics from Dartmouth College and a Masters of Public Affairs with a focus on international development from the Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton.

The event is co-sponsored with the Julis-Rabinowitz Center for Public Policy and Finance. It will be videotaped and archived online for later viewing on the Woodrow Wilson School’s Webmedia site – http://wws.princeton.edu/webmedia.

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11.30.2011
Don Peck MPA '94, a features editor of The Atlantic and author of "Pinched: How the Great Recession Has Narrowed Our Futures and What We Can Do About It", presented a public talk on November 30, 2011, titled, "Can the Middle Class Be Saved?" Peck's talk was part of the Wilson School’s “Economic Recovery: Perils,...