28Dec 18, 2001
Book Discussion on Sacred Places, Civic Purposes
Mr. Dionne moderated a discussion on the role of faith-based institutions in America. Recently, Mr. Dionne co-edited a book on the topic titled Sacred Places, Civic Purposes, ...
43Jan 9, 2001
The Clinton Legacy
Participants spoke about the Clinton presidency and how it might be remembered. Among the issues they addressed were his trade and foreign policies, economic policies, relations with the media, ...
16Dec 13, 2000
Planning for Policy Success
Participants talked about ways to turn campaign promises into policy. Among the issues they addressed were setting priorities, building coalitions, and the potential agenda of a Bush ...
16Jan 14, 2000
Family Income and Children
Professor Mayer talked about the idea that family income significantly affects the future of children as well as their success. She also said that economic inequality, the effect of other ...
121Jun 4, 1997
Evaluation of Social Class in the U.S.
Mr. Broder moderated this panel on the declining importance of class in the U.S. After the opening presentation by Ms. Sawhill and a response by Mr. Lipset, there was a general ...
17Sep 11, 1995
Illegitimacy and Welfare Reform
Participants examined how the problem of illegitimate births contributes to the problems in the welfare system. They also discussed how Congress can address this problem as part of welfare ...
14Jul 10, 1995
State of the Working Poor
The co-authors of the report, “The Unraveling Consensus? An analysis of the Effect of the New Congressional Agenda on the Working Poor,” announced its release and took questions ...
28Dec 13, 1993
Federal Entitlements and Welfare Reform
Senators Kerrey and Danforth gave brief statements on entitlements prior to the panel discussion moderated by Katie Couric. Panelists discussed reform of the welfare system and changes that ...
40Dec 15, 1992
Clinton Economic Conference
Economists and business leaders continued to discuss initiatives for improving the U.S. economy, concentrating on the deficit reduction, new technologies, and economic growth, in the second session ...
32Nov 16, 1992
Rebuilding Our Competitiveness
Several economists spoke in a panel discussion entitled, “Rebuilding Our Competitiveness,” in the symposium entitled, “America’s Agenda: Rebuilding Economic Strength.” ...
11Apr 17, 1992
The guests discussed the nature and effectiveness of welfare programs and welfare reform proposals. Mr. Griffith administers Maryland’s welfare programs.
55Mar 2, 1992
Media Exaggeration of the Recession
The panelists discussed media coverage of the economy in a symposium entitled, “Gloom and Doom: Have the Media Exaggerated the Recession?”
19Jan 30, 1992
Mr. Thurow and Mr. Marshall addressed an audience of prominent Democrats at the annual Democratic Issues Conference in Piney Point, Maryland, sponsored by the House Democratic ...
36Jan 16, 1992
The committee heard testimony on economic recovery legislation introduced to the Senate by Sen. Kennedy that would attempt to stimulate the economy by providing $170 billion in domestic ...
22Dec 18, 1991
Tax Issues and Economic Growth
The committee heard its fourth day of testimony on proposals to stimulate the economy with tax incentives and cuts for parts of the American population. Witnesses included Federal Reserve ...
29Oct 21, 1991
America and the World in the 1990s
Dr. Thurow addressed the Economic Policy Institute on “Investing in America’s Future: The Neglected Domestic Agenda.”
5Oct 2, 1991
Middle Class Tax Priorities
The Center on Budget and Policy Priorities sponsored a forum on proposals to offer tax cuts for middle class families in America. Sen. Rockefeller, member of the Senate Finance committee, ...
43Apr 23, 1989
Managing the Global Economy
27Feb 13, 1989
Poverty and the Underclass
20Sep 30, 1988
Financing Children's Programs
Experts talked about ways to finance federal children’s programs. Topics included priorities, taxation, role of states, immunizations, and drug-addicted mothers.
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