517Aug 21, 2013
State of the Economy
Financial experts talked about the state of the U.S. economy and financial system. They detailed solutions to generate economic growth through policy reforms. Mohammed El-Erian said the ...
6,925May 8, 2012
Federal Reserve Reform, Economists Panel
Economists testified on legislative proposals that either reform abolish the Federal Reserve System.
194Apr 10, 2012
Tax Policy and Economic Growth
Panelists analyzed several tax theories. Topics included value-added taxes (VAT), Herman Can’s 9-9-9 plan, and state and corporate taxes.
826Feb 24, 2012
Book Discussion on First Principles: Five Keys to Restoring America's Prosperity
John Taylor, former Treasury Under Secretary of International Affairs, gave an overview of the current economic situation and compared it to the recession of the 1980s. He argued that a return to ...
2,002Sep 13, 2011
Tax Overhaul, Deficit Reduction, and Fiscal Policy
The Senate Finance Committee continued its series of hearings on tax reform ideas. In his testimony, Former Federal Reserve Chair Alan Greenspan warned Congress not to underestimate the federal ...
488Jun 21, 2011
Future of the U.S. Economy
Panelists talked about the state of the U.S. and global economy. Among the issues they addressed were the impact of stimulus spending on the economy, efforts to raise the debt ceiling, monetary ...
4,063Jun 21, 2011
U.S. and Global Economic Growth
The Joint Economic Committee held a hearing on economic growth in the U.S. and other countries through federal spending and debt reduction. Witnesses also talked about a report by Republican ...
893Oct 11, 2010
Role of Central Banks
Charles Goodhart of the London School of Economics and Stanford University Professor John Taylor gave summaries of their respective papers on of the role of central banks. Afterward, former ...
1,583Mar 25, 2010
Federal Reserve Liquidity Programs, Panel 2
Economists testified about strategies for withdrawal from unconventional efforts to prop up the economy and the disposition of more than $1.7 trillion in assets procured during the financial crisis.
536Jul 9, 2009
Independence of the Federal Reserve
Witnesses testified about proposals to expand the role and authority of the Federal Reserve. The new powers would give the Federal Reserve responsibility for identifying systemic risks and ...
105Jun 23, 2009
John Taylor on the U.S. Economy
John Taylor, former Treasury Undersecretary in the George W. Bush Administration, talked about the economy, including the deficit and the stimulus plan passed by the Obama Administration, and he ...
96Jan 9, 2007
Book Discussion on Global Financial Warriors
John Taylor talked about his book, Global Financial Warriors: The Untold Story of International Finance in the Post-9/11 World, published by W. W. Norton. As Undersecretary of the ...
59Nov 10, 2003
Summit on Afghan Reconstruction
Participants in a second annual summit on Afghanistan talked about the status of reconstruction efforts in the country. Among the topics addressed were the development of infrastructure, ...
9Oct 22, 2003
Iraq Donors' Madrid Conference Preview
Mr. Larson and Mr. Taylor spoke to reporters about an upcoming conference in Madrid for potential donor countries to help with reconstruction efforts in Iraq. Among the topics they ...
16Sep 16, 2003
Financial Reconstruction in Iraq
Witnesses testified regarding financial and economic reconstruction in Iraq. Among the issues addressed were the rebuilding of financial institutions, creation of a private sector, and the ...
11Aug 11, 2003
Economists talked about international trade agreements. They debated the merits of capital control requirements and recent restrictions on the free flow of capital and financial ...
6Nov 20, 2001
Afghanistan Reconstruction Conference
10Oct 12, 2001
Officials briefed reporters on recent efforts to freeze the financial assets of individuals and organizations linked to the al-Qaida terrorist network. Following their remarks they answered ...
18Apr 7, 1998
Current and former members of the Council of Economic Advisers and the Federal Reserve Board examined the reasons behind and prospects for continuing U.S. economic growth. They discussed the ...
11Oct 18, 1996
Tax Policy and the Economy
Mr. Shapiro, an economic adviser to President Clinton, and Professor Taylor, an economic adviser to Bob Dole, debated the relationship between tax policy and the state of the U.S. ...
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