190Jul 29, 2013
Debt and Deficit Reduction
Fiscal policy scholars assessed the impact of deficit reduction on the economy. The speakers provided policy recommendations for reducing the deficit and achieving economic growth. They ...
311Nov 7, 2012
Congressional Agenda for President Obama's Second Term
Panelists previewed the congressional agenda and Congress' relationship with President Obama in light of the 2012 election results. Former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao questioned President ...
230Oct 19, 2012
U.S. Manufacturing and Trade Policy
Panelists at the Aspen Institute discussed U.S. manufacturing and trade policy.
451Sep 11, 2012
Poverty in the United States
Jared Bernstein and Charles Murray debated the role of government in addressing poverty and income inequality. Mr. Murray argued that communities work best with a traditional family ...
1,978Sep 10, 2012
January 2013 Tax Increases and Budget Cuts
Journalists spoke about the “fiscal cliff” prompted by automatic spending cuts through sequestration and tax increases scheduled to commence at the beginning of 2013. They spoke about ...
412Jun 27, 2012
Tax Credits and Welfare Programs
Witnesses testified about U.S. tax credits and welfare programs, and whether the programs discouraged work and higher earnings for recipients. Iain Duncan Smith, the first sitting foreign ...
479Feb 13, 2012
Book Discussion on Money Well Spent?
Michael Grabell, author of Money Well Spent?: The Truth Behind the Trillion-Dollar Stimulus, the Biggest Economic Recovery Plan in History, talked about the “American Recovery and ...
405Feb 1, 2012
U.S. Economy and Job Creation, Business Owner and Academics
Witnesses testified at a hearing on ideas to fix the U.S. economy. Among the topics they addressed were the impact of regulation of business and the economy, tax policy, and worker education ...
244Nov 1, 2011
Obama 2012 Election Campaign
Former Obama administration adviser Jared Bernstein and Representative Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) talked about the Obama presidency.
168Oct 21, 2011
Panelists talked about a New American Foundation study showing that Americans would spend more than $490 billion on gasoline by the end of 2011, $100 million more than in 2010. Topics included the ...
37,010Aug 15, 2011
Future of Social Security
Panelists offered their recommendations on changes needed to Social Security and how the politics surrounding the issue might play out in the 2012 elections. Among the topics they addressed ...
610Mar 24, 2011
Housing Market and the Economy
Following opening remarks by Tom Wilson, Jared Bernstein, economic adviser to Vice President Biden, talked about the relationship between the housing market and the economy.
This program was ...
300Feb 23, 2010
Participants spoke about the state of the economy and jobs creation proposals being considered by Congress.
84Dec 17, 2009
Clean Energy Jobs
Jared Bernstein talked about green jobs, the environment, and the economy. He also talked about the latest jobless claims numbers and responded to telephone calls and electronic communications.
277Nov 19, 2009
Urban Fiscal Challenges
Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program and the National League of Cities hosted a forum on city fiscal conditions, the responses being undertaken by creative mayors, and the implications for national ...
89Oct 23, 2009
Jared Bernstein talked about the U.S. economy, and he responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. Topics included the national deficit, jobs creation, the impact of the stimulus on the ...
306Oct 19, 2009
White House Daily Briefing
Robert Gibbs spoke to reporters and answered questions on a number of issues. White House economic advisers Melody Barnes and Jared Bernstein spoke at the beginning of the briefing about a ...
10,852Jun 11, 2009
Jared Bernstein on President's Health Care Plan
White House Economic Adviser Jared Bernstein spoke about the president’s health care plan, economic stimulus measures, and the state of the economy. He responded to telephone calls and ...
134Jun 8, 2009
White House Daily Briefing
Jared Bernstein spoke to reporters and answered questions about the presidents economic stimulus plans. He focused on areas targeted for increased spending and oversight and accountability of ...
92Jun 1, 2009
U.S. Economic Challenges
Panel one of the day-long America’s Future Now conference focused on the U.S. economy. Robert Bosorage made opening remarks, and Katrina Vanden Heuvel moderated. Topics included ...
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