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Tomorrow: Policy Luncheon to Discuss the Economic Impact of Financial Index

WASHINGTON, July 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Committee for Economic Development (CED) today released the report, The Economic Impact of the Indexing Industry. It explains the significance of financial indices and the indexing industry's implications on the economy and lives of everyday Americans. CED and the Indexing Industry Association (IIA) will host a policy luncheon on Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 12 PM ET to discuss the report and the pivotal role that financial indices have come to play in modern life, as both a benchmark of economic health and guidance for a growing population of nonprofessional investors.  

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Speakers at the event will include Simon Peck, the report's primary researcher and an Associate Professor at Case Western Reserve University; Joseph Minarik, Senior Vice President and Director of Research of CED; and Rick Redding, CEO of the IIA. Lunch will be provided.

Access the full report and summary here.

Details: Policy Luncheon
Date: Tuesday, July 9, 2019
Time: 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET
Location: National Press Club, 529 14th Street NW, Washington, D.C., First Amendment Room
RSVP: Katherine Shek, kshek@ced.org, 202-460-7824. A QR code is needed to get into the event.

About the Committee for Economic Development
The Committee for Economic Development (CED), the public policy center of The Conference Board, is a nonprofit, nonpartisan, business-led public policy organization that provides well-researched analysis and reasoned solutions to our nation's most critical economic issues. Since its inception in 1924, CED has addressed national priorities that promote sustained economic growth and development to benefit all Americans. Learn more at www.ced.org. 

About The Conference Board
The Conference Board is the member-driven think tank that delivers trusted insights for what's ahead. Founded in 1916, we are a non-partisan, not-for-profit entity holding 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt status in the United States. www.conference-board.org.  

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