371Oct 8, 2008
Economic and Budgetary Consequences of Federal Intervention
The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget held a forum at the National Press Club on the economic and budgetary consequences of the financial bailout. The first panel discussed the bailout ...
71May 18, 2004
U.S. Fiscal Policy
Nine public policy institutes cosponsored a conference on U.S. fiscal policy. Following several speeches, two panels discussed the issue and responded to questions from the ...
69Dec 11, 2001
Social Security Reform
Commissioners talked about a series of three recommendations to reform Social Security, all of which allowed some degree of personal investment of payroll taxes.
10Oct 22, 2001
Terrorist Threats to Congress
Participants talked about the security and constitutional issues surrounding a deadly terrorist attack on Congress. Following their remarks they answered questions from the audience.
12Jul 24, 2001
Report on Strengthening Social Security
The president’s Commission on Social Security met to finalize the language of its interim report on the future of the program and to create a mechanism for receiving public input at its ...
33Apr 14, 2000
What the World Bank and IMF Really Do
Participants spoke about the operation of the World Bank and international Monetary fund. They defended the organizations against arguments by protestors that they were detrimental to ...
9Feb 11, 2000
Congressional and Presidential Budget Priorities
Following President Clinton’s recent submission of his 2001 budget proposal, economic experts discussed budget proposals from both Congress and the president. They talked about the power ...
23Feb 23, 1999
Social Security Framework
Witnesses talked about how to save Social Security. Mr. Lew testified about how to use the budget surplus prudently. He explained the strengths of President Clinton’s proposal ...
21Mar 5, 1997
Press Coverage of Budget Issues
Mrs. O’Neill moderated this panel of federal budget correspondents on
how the press covers the federal budget process. They discussed
issues such as how the press can more ...
22Mar 5, 1997
Balanced Budget Issues
Budget experts from Congress and the White House discussed the political and fiscal prospects of balancing the budget by 2002. They discussed issues such as the need for a constitutional amendment, ...