1,992Jul 17, 2012
Debt and Deficit Reduction
Members of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget held a news conference about their Campaign to Fix the Debt initiative. After the news conference ended, former Senator Judd Gregg ...
6,925May 8, 2012
Federal Reserve Reform, Economists Panel
Economists testified on legislative proposals that either reform abolish the Federal Reserve System.
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 ...
279Mar 1, 2010
Government Debt and Fiscal Responsibility
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer talked about federal budget fiscal responsibility. He also talked about President Obama’s new bipartisan fiscal commission charged with recommending ...
307Jan 25, 2010
Debt Reduction Task Force
The Bipartisan Policy Center (BPC) launched its Debt Reduction Task Force, led by former Senator Pete Domenici and Dr. Alice Rivlin, with budget experts, business and labor leaders, ...
20Oct 2, 2001
U.S. Economic Issues
Ms. Rivlin talked about the Federal Reserve Board’s role in stimulating the economy in light of economic problems brought on by the September 11 attacks in New York and ...
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 ...
28Dec 23, 1999
The Federal Reserve Board
Ms. Rivlin talked about the U.S. economy and the functions of the Federal Reserve Board. She responded to audience telephone calls, faxes and electronic mail.
22Oct 5, 1999
The Budget-Making Process
Participants discussed the federal budget surplus, spending caps, and Republican and Democratic plans to use the surplus. After their discussion they answered questions from the audience.
16Aug 25, 1999
Federal Reserve Issues
Ms. Rivlin talked about the recent increase of interest rates by the Federal Reserve Board. She focused on how the increase in the interest rates should slow down the economy to avoid ...
27Jul 27, 1999
The Federal Budget Surplus
Panel members talked about the federal budget surplus and proposals for spending the money. They said that ten years ago no economist could have dreamed of a budget surplus and explained how ...
31Apr 6, 1999
Social Security Symposium
In the first panel, Mr. Apfel talked about the necessity of Social Security for the support of the elderly, disabled and others, but he explained that Social Security alone is not enough for ...
13Apr 23, 1998
The Federal Reserve
Vice Chairwoman Rivlin spoke about the Federal Reserve and the International Monetary Fund. She talked about the importance of the IMF and the role it plays in assisting nations in Asia now ...
87Mar 13, 1998
First Union-CoreStates Merger
Federal Reserve officials held a public hearing on the proposed acquisition of CoreStates Financial Corporation by First Union Corporation. They heard testimony from the heads of the First ...
27Jan 5, 1998
Check Clearance System Improvement
Federal Reserve Board officials briefed reporters on a report on the the national check clearance system. The report concludes that the Federal Reserve should still provide check and automatic ...
19Dec 30, 1997
Federal Reserve Issues
Vice Chair Rivlin talked about her role at the Federal Reserve and the role of the agency overall. She said the Federal Reserve runs the nation’s central bank and is the regulator of the ...
9Nov 25, 1997
Ms. Rivlin talked about the current state of the U.S. economy and the future of economic policy. She talked about the variety of groups that make economic policy that go far beyond ...
17Jul 23, 1997
U.S. Monetary Policy Part 1
Committee members heard from Federal Reserve representatives concerning future monetary policy. They stressed that the U.S. economy is peforming very well and that monetary policy must continue ...
7Apr 21, 1997
U.S. Growth and Monetary Policy
Ms. Rivlin talked about federal fiscal policy and its relation to future U.S. economic growth. After her prepared remarks, she took questions from the audience.
14Dec 19, 1996
At a conference on banking reform, Ms. Rivlin spoke about the Federal Reserve’s prudential regulation of the banking industry. She focused on how legislation passed five years ago ...