23Oct 2, 2002
Former Vice President Gore spoke about the need to focus policy debate on the U.S. economy. He said that the talk of war with Iraq was consuming political discourse and was not as important as ...
178Mar 14, 2002
Enron Bankruptcy and the Accounting Industry
Officers of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and economic experts talked about the effect of the Enron bankruptcy on both large and small accounting companies. They also ...
57Feb 21, 2001
Is Microsoft Still a Monopoly?
Participants talked about the state of competition in the computer software industry, the status of the antitrust case against Microsoft, potential regulation of the industry, and the future of ...
43Jan 9, 2001
The Clinton Legacy
Participants spoke about the Clinton presidency and how it might be remembered. Among the issues they addressed were his trade and foreign policies, economic policies, relations with the media, ...
16Oct 10, 2000
Technology and the Global Economy
Participants talked about how the presidential candidates might approach economic policy and how technology and trade policy could sustain economic growth. Among the issues they addressed were ...
21Feb 25, 2000
Future of Microsoft
Panel members discussed the current anti-trust lawsuit against Microsoft, and considered proposals to break up the company to enhance competition in the software industry. After their ...
8Nov 23, 1999
New Rules in Global Commerce
Participants spoke about an upcoming ministerial meeting of the World Trade Organization in Seattle, Washington, focusing on several issues of contention and what sorts of agreements might be ...
35Nov 5, 1999
The Asian Economic Crisis
Witnesses testified regarding lessons learned from the Asian economic crisis and the actions of the International Monetary Fund in resolving the crisis. They focused on the need for countries ...
12Oct 28, 1999
Secretary Summers talked about how the U.S. engages with the rest of the world in a global economy. He talked about the important role of the U.S. in global integration. He also focused on ...
17May 4, 1998
Shadow Financial Regulatory Committee
Panelists talked about the regulatory structure of the committee, discussed bank mergers, and credit unions. The committee is made up of independent financial service executives and various ...
119Jun 4, 1997
Evaluation of Social Class in the U.S.
Mr. Broder moderated this panel on the declining importance of class in the U.S. After the opening presentation by Ms. Sawhill and a response by Mr. Lipset, there was a general ...
9Sep 19, 1996
Economic Campaign Issues
Economic advisers from the Clinton and Dole campaigns and others discussed economic issues, especially the challenge of fostering higher economic growth rates without causing inflation. Much of ...
21Dec 21, 1992
Charting a Future for the Civil Jury System
Scholars and attorneys spoke in a news conference to announce the release of a new report entitled, “Charting a Future for the Civil Jury System.” The discussion focused on reform ...
15May 6, 1991
Impact of Banking Reform on Housing Credit
The National Housing Conference, Inc., an organization whose goal is to create public awareness of housing policies and public housing programs, held a news conference to address the topic of the ...
19Apr 18, 1991
U.S. Financial Services at the Crossroads
The forum focused on legislative policy issues which primarily impact state financial services organizations. They spoke of the different financial reform ideas that are being proposed in ...