211Jan 15, 2013
Budget Deficit Reform
Panelists talked about resolving uncertainty in the federal government budget process in order to promote innovation.
This forum was part of a Brookings Institution forum titled ...
702Nov 19, 2012
Capital Markets and the Fiscal Cliff
Robert Greifeld talked about the the impact of the “fiscal cliff” on capital markets. The “fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at the end ...
169Jan 13, 2012
Manufacturing and American Jobs
Panelists talked about increasing American manufacturing. Topics included creating new trade agreements, training programs, policy changes to encourage investment, and what can be learned from ...
563Jun 27, 2011
Financial Regulations Law
Following Charles Taylor’s opening remarks, Michael Barr talked about the 2008 financial crisis and actions taken in response to the crisis through the 2010 financial regulations ...
1,487Jun 10, 2011
U.S. Economy and Job Creation
The McKinsey Global Institute held a forum on its study of future U.S. job creation. Charles Kolb and Austan Goolsbee made opening remarks on the current economic situation, and James Manyika ...
597Feb 11, 2011
Perspective from Alan Greenspan
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan spoke about the mortgage market. Following brief remark she answered questions from the audience.
This was the luncheon keynote speech of a ...
384Feb 11, 2011
U.S. Residential Mortgage Market
Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner spoke about the report released that day by the Obama administration, Reforming America’s Housing Finance Market: A Report to Congress, on ...
160Jan 12, 2011
Manufacturing Exports and the Economy
Panelists talked about approaches to expanding U.S. manufacturing and exports. Topics included investments in education, infrastructure, and U.S. global competitiveness. Panelists also ...
167Feb 16, 2010
Budget Reform Policy Fourm, Part 2
Participants spoke about the federal budget deficit, U.S. fiscal policy, the impact of economic stimulus legislation on the economy, and financial market regulation. They also answered ...
76Feb 16, 2010
Government Debt and Fiscal Policy
Panelists talked about budget reform and strategies to reduce the national debt. They also responded to questions from the audience.
150Sep 15, 2009
September 2008 Financial Collapse
Panelists talked about the government’s response to the 2008 financial crisis. Topics included when the government should or should not intervene, the condition of current markets, ...
98Mar 13, 2009
Obama Administration Economic Program
Lawrence Summers talked about the Obama administration’s economic program and the prospects for the American economy. In his remarks he said that consumer spending showed signs of ...
352Mar 9, 2009
Economic Lessons of the Great Depression
Christina Romer outlined lessons that can be learned from the Great Depression and applied to the current economy. Before she joined the Obama Administration, Dr. Romer taught economic ...
105Oct 20, 2008
Economic Recovery Plan, Panel 2
Witnesses testified about federal efforts to resolve turmoil in the financial markets and stabilize the economy. They also talked about consumer confidence, access to credit by business and ...
128Oct 6, 2008
Recent Credit and Loan Industry Practices
A panel discussion was held on subprime credit practices of the past two years and the lessons learned for lending institutions and investors. Topics included lending standards, regulation, ...
50Sep 16, 2008
U.S. Economy and Housing Market
Treasury Undersecretary David McCormick talked about the economy and the housing market. In his remarks he said the economy continued to grow at a moderate and that the greatest threat to ...
100May 19, 2008
Financial Markets & Credit Industry
Several economists have said that the worst of the credit crunch is over, but questions remain as to what caused such a dramatic economic decline and how to prevent another from occurring once full ...
218May 16, 2008
State of U.S. Financial Markets
Sheila Bair delivered keynote remarks on the current state of the markets and possible policy solutions for alleviating the current credit crisis.
Following her presentation, Martin ...