80Dec 8, 2012
Peter Orszag on the Federal Budget
Peter Orszag was interviewed at The Economist's “World in 2013 Festival.” He said concerns over the “fiscal cliff” had been overblown, and that the focus should shift ...
292Dec 8, 2012
Emerging Economies in 2013
Panelists talked about emerging economies such as China and India in comparison to the U.S. New York University professor and author of White Man’s Burden William Easterly debated ...
338May 3, 2012
U.S. Tax Policy
Panelists talked about the case for U.S. tax reform. Topics included tax code simplification and fairness, the value-added tax, the corporate tax rate, and raising taxes to pay for Social ...
209Oct 5, 2011
Washington Ideas Forum, Day 1, Part 2
White House officials, journalists, and business leaders spoke about a wide range of issues including broadcast network news, the Obama administration’s record, the economy, the 2012 ...
1,487Jun 10, 2011
U.S. Economy and Job Creation
The McKinsey Global Institute held a forum on its study of future U.S. job creation. Charles Kolb and Austan Goolsbee made opening remarks on the current economic situation, and James Manyika ...
370Dec 7, 2009
Economic Policy in 2010
The Economist held its first “The World In” conference, featuring predictions about the trends and events that will shape 2010. Austan Goolsbee and Carmen Reinhart spoke about the ...
46Nov 19, 2007
Consumers and Economic Issues
Ms. Beddoes spoke about her story "Getting Worried Downtown", which examined the role the consumer would play should the U.S. economy head into recession. She responded to telephone calls ...
46Oct 7, 2004
The Economy and Jobs
A panel of economists discussed connections between the economy and unemployment. Mr. Mankiw spoke about the relationship between unemployment and the growth of the Gross Domestic Product ...
18Jul 23, 2004
Book Discussion on Rational Exuberance
Mr. Mandel discussed his book, Rational Exuberance: Silencing the Enemies of Growth, published by HarperBusiness, which examines the notion that it is possible for economies to grow too ...
30May 10, 2004
The Politics of Trade Policy
White House chiefs of staff talked about global trade and economic policy. Among the topics they addressed were the impact of trade policies on the U.S. economy, efforts to establish free trade ...
28Mar 28, 2003
Impact of War on the Economy
Panelists talked about the economic impact of war with Iraq, including the impact of previous wars on the economy, the impact observed up to that point in time, and the probable future ...