232Nov 20, 2012
Federal Reserve Chair Bernanke on the U.S. Economy
Ben Bernanke talked about the state of the U.S. economy. He urged Congress and President Obama to reach an agreement to avert the “fiscal cliff,” referring to impending tax ...
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 ...
846Jan 3, 2010
Evaluation of Obama Administration Economic and Financial Policies
Economists and scholars spoke about economic and fiscal policy in the first year of the Obama administration. Among the issues they addressed were the economic recession, actions taken by the ...
319Nov 18, 2008
Troubled Assets Relief Program, Panel 3
Academics testified about the Troubled Asset Relief Program being managed by the Treasury Department, as well as other initiatives taken by the Federal Reserve and the Federal Deposit Insurance ...
112Oct 15, 2008
U.S. Credit Markets and Economic Outlook
Federal Reserve System Chairman Ben Bernanke talked about the economy and federal intervention in the financial markets at a luncheon meeting of The Economic Club of New York. In his remarks he ...
110Jan 10, 2008
Stimulating U.S. Economy
Douglas Elmendorf presented the Hamilton Project briefing paper, If, When, How? Prospects for Fiscal Stimulus in the U.S. Economy. Former Secretary Rubin moderated a discussion on what ...
30Dec 15, 2004
State of the Economy
Following Vice President Cheney’s opening remarks to a two-day conference about the state of the economy and various proposals for reform, panelists talked about the current status of the U.S. ...
64Aug 13, 2002
Economic Recovery and Job Creation
Secretary O’Neill moderated a panel discussion as part of a day-long economic forum sponsored by the White House. During the panel discussion President Bush spoke and heard comments about ...
31Feb 13, 2001
Tax Cut Legislation
Secretary O’Neill testified about President Bush’s tax cut proposal. A panel of economists also testified about the proposed legislation.
8Sep 23, 1993
Health Care Reform and Budget Deficit Issues
Professor Feldstein talked about health care financing reform and its adverse impact on the federal budget deficit. He served as President Reagan’s chief economic adviser.
8Apr 13, 1993
U.S. Economic Long Term Issues
Economists spoke in a forum on initiatives for long term economic growth sponsored by the Concord Coalition, a bipartisan group of current and former legislators and economists interested in ...