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Apr 17, 2020

Join Bart van Ark, Executive Vice President & Chief Economist at The Conference Board, as he sits down with Nobel Prize winner Sir Angus Deaton, Senior Scholar and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of Economics and International Affairs Emeritus at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University, as he discusses his latest book which offers a groundbreaking account of how the flaws in capitalism are fatal for America's working class. Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism paints a troubling portrait of the American dream in decline. This book charts a way forward, providing solutions that can rein in capitalism’s excesses and make it work for everyone.